But I Have A Good Excuse

bird-crow-black-animal-53187I’m just going to say it: the universe is trying to teach me a couple of lessons in humility. Because every time I write a Muffin post about a certain topic, I’m caught eating crow.

This time, the topic is “The Importance of Being Current,” which honestly, is VERY important. And yet, here I am, taking a look around in various digital spots, realizing that I have not, in fact, been so good at keeping things current.

Well, that’s okay, because that’s pretty much what I admitted to in the Muffin post. And I even tried to update my bio at SCBWI but because they’ve had a recent (and terrific!) update, I’m unable to change my photo and perhaps make other changes.

But here, at my website and blog, for cryin’ out loud, I thought I was pretty darn current! I said as much in my little blurb at the end of the post. I bragged about my currentness (and yes, that may not be a word but I’m in too much of a state to think of the right word. That’s how bad this situation is).

I HAVEN’T ADDED MY OWN BOOKS THAT CAME OUT LAST SUMMER.

Ahem.

pexels-photo-633432There were two books. And I’m going to jump on that ASAP. And add ’em to my SCBWI bio as soon as I can get into my SCBWI bio. (But if I’m being perfectly honest, ASAP may not be that soon. I’ve taken on a new position in Southern Breeze, my SCBWI region, as Co-Assistant Regional Advisor, and I am running around like a chicken with its head cut off. Hopefully, I’m making more sense than a chicken without its head, but I can’t make any promises. Still, I managed to circle back around to a bird, so there’s that.)

 

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9 thoughts on “But I Have A Good Excuse

  1. Hey, you DO have a good excuse! You’re juggling a million different things. (Congratulations on the new SCBWI position, by the way! They’re lucky to have you!) But I know what you mean. It’s hard to stay current, and for me that’s because it takes me SO long to learn something new. I just checked out a wordpress book from the library in the hopes of updating my blog and streamlining some things there. So far I’ve read the cover. πŸ™‚ I did, however, master the instant pot, which took a lot of energy and brain cells. I’ll try the blog when I recoop my energy!

    • I hear that instant pot is not as easy as it looks, Debra, so I am mightily impressed! As for the wordpress book, one must start somewhere…the cover is as good a place as any. πŸ™‚ (Good luck!)

  2. Put another feather in your cap! You just keep heaping on more and more and getting things accomplished. Proud to know you!

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