Simply being there is the most important path to success.
It was a dark and stormy afternoon.
I’m not freaking out. Nope. Not at all. I’ve got this, I say. I scribble it on my whiteboard in all caps. I’VE GOT THIS. I breathe deep. Pace. Pour a rum and diet. Glance at the whiteboard and scoff. Take a sip. And write. I’m writing a book. It’s my second book, so you’d think …
The hardest part of writing a book isn’t the actual writing. It’s what comes next.
Sometimes you head in one direction without knowing where you’re going, yet you still end up where you need to be.
I exited through the double doors into a cloudy, gray morning and let the tears fall. I had done it. I had taken a big, giant, terrifying jump and survived. No one laughed at me.
Last October I began a companion site to The Local Tourist that highlights what I like to call “Two Lane Gems.” Drive By Towns is a travelogue whose goal is to fuel your wanderlust and provide travel inspiration and tips. In ten days, my husband and I are leaving on an epic “Two Lane Gems Tour,” …