#Jaye’s Journal ~ week 14

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My week began with a state of confusion.

Before you say it, my weeks are always in a state of some confusion, but this time it felt different. All the clocks in the house were wrong, and my brain couldn’t grasp why. It was only when I noticed that the clock on my PC was exactly one hour ahead, that the penny dropped and I realised that BST (British Summer Time) had begun…

Hoping the confusion had gone, I set to rewriting the end chapters of my WIP, PayBack. The previous ending had been annoying me, and again, I couldn’t put my finger on the reason. The only thing running through my mind was that it hadn’t ended the way I thought it would. Right now, I would give anything to have the brain I used to have. You know, the one capable of multitasking and thinking of more than one thing at a time. It also knew what was happening most of the time.

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So, back to PayBack. It has been an interesting story to write. The main character, David Mallory, has all kinds of problems. Problems most of us have not encountered before. Writing about him has had me evaluating my own life. I have had issues too, but nothing like his. ย I knew it was important to give his complicated life the justice and outcome he deserved and I would rewrite until I was satisfied I had done that.

Outside of the writing den, two jobs were outstanding. The windows are so dirty we couldn’t see out of them, and the grass was becoming dangerously high. I say dangerous because if I don’t cut it while at a manageable level, the mower throws a wobbly and chucks great clods of compacted grass all over the place. This causes me to throw a bigger wobbly, and you can hear the swearing for miles around!

The weather prevented any window cleaning, something I didn’t complain about! But the grass looks lovely now, if only for five minutes!

I ย also managed to acquire the bragging rights for successfully creating some 3D book cover images with DIY Book Design. These will look wonderful on the new promotional posters I am planning for all of our books. I am claiming these rights because learning anything new usually takes me a month of Sunday’s!ย  Either it was very easy, or I’m getting better!

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7 thoughts on “#Jaye’s Journal ~ week 14

  1. Nice images. ๐Ÿ™‚

    … I managed to get the lawns mowed the day before spring ended and we descended into the rain and gloom that usually lasts until the end of may/June when the temperatures will suddenly go from 6 degrees to 36 almost overnight. I exaggerate, but only slightly.
    It’s a funny thing but when I get my plucky little mower out all the blokes on our street seem to react to it like some kind of ‘call to arms’ and out they pour from their dens and fire up their big-boy toys. I think it’s probably a combination of guilt that they didn’t get to it sooner, and competitiveness that a stout 60-year-old woman might beat them to the punch! ๐Ÿ˜€ … which of course I always do! ๐Ÿ™‚

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