Sunday, July 24, 2011

Blog-a-rific

It's been awhile.

I've dusted the rabble off of my shoulders, washed the chunks of life vomit out of my hair and I have arrived on the other side shiny, squeaky and incredibly ready to get back to bizness.

Writing bizness, that is...(duh you say as the single file line is instructed to purchase the golden ticket that will allow you one great slap of my forehead because I know those of you who may still read this are non-idiots.)

First off, it feels like I should say that I apologize for not blogging for awhile, or for spilling my crazy rambled personal self doubt, through my precious writing life yes, do I have the gnawing thought to erase the last for or so posts? Abso-fucking-lutely, Mister Big. In truth, I'm not and embarrassed and I am not sorry. It happened, I learned from the encyclopedia whalluped at my head from life's stoic hands, but, it was what I needed to do.

And with this last year under my belt, (scoffing at conventional time calenders in lieu of the conception of my revolved situation until the time when the world stopped spinning, for me) my muse has awoken. And she is fired up.

This fire, is not an out of control rage, it's a sweet one that has been cobbled w/ stones and warms your face on a cooler (ha!) summer night while the children play flash light tag fifty feet behind you.

Now I have the power of her and while rolling rampant w/ the creative ideas steaming, streaming over me was a phenomenal feeling, now, I can open my mind up to the stories, ideas, creations I feel pulsing through my veins.

A plan? Well, I have none as of yet, but there is my book to edit, a startling character whispering her dark tale to me (I'm unsure the length, bc it's a completely different experience for me. Usually, I see the ending first and then the rest of the story sings itself to me...this time... I have the entryway, the doormat and the brass knocker, it's pretty schweet.)

As for a footnote I would like to thank those who have not forgotten me while I was away -- Aaron Polson, Tony Rapino Angel Zapata, Bea Sempre, Laurie D, Bettie Turner. I got a beautiful Christmas card from the lovely Cate Gardener in December (which did tickle my Christmas bells :D) For those blogs I once followed religiously-- Shadow, Ken, Mercedes, Ellen, Alan W. Davidson, Tyhitia Green, and so many more, I have missed reading all of your whosywhatsits of the goings on, and I'm still thinking of ya'll fondly.

14 comments:

K. Allen Wood said...

Life vomit! Outstanding. Haha.

Good to hear some positive stuff from you. =)

Alan W. Davidson said...

Glad to hear that your hair is now squeaky clean and 'life vomit' free. Sounds like you're moving on with a lot of clarity. Here's a big welcome back hug. (HUG)

Angel Zapata said...

Abso-fucking-lutely great to see you're back.

Kara McElhinny said...

Thanks, Ken! I thought "Life Vomit" was an appropriate enough description :D glad you enjoyed it :D

Thanks, Alan!! And {{Hugs}} back.

Thanks, Angel!

AnthonyJRapino said...

Kara! :-) Thanks for the mention too. I've been there many times. I have huge gaps in my own blog, some as along as a year and a half, but we always come back, don't we? Writing is what we do.

Welcome back. Good to see you minus the life vomit. :-)

AnthonyJRapino said...

PS: Please ignore the many typos in my previous comment. :=p

Kara McElhinny said...

Writing is what we do, Tony! And LOL...i've had many stutters today whilst visiting others blogs -- may be in the water or something today.

Kara McElhinny said...

and thanks to you for still avisitin my blog :)

Bea Sempere said...

I love the term "life vomit". Excellent!

Glad you're back.

Kara McElhinny said...

Thanks, Bea! Hope yer well!!

dianedooley said...

Welcome back, Kara. Can't to see what you and your muse come up with.

Kara McElhinny said...

Thanks, Diane! Meeee tooo!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kara. It's been a while. I hope everything is going well for you. I will have to shoot you an e-mail soon! Take care.

Paul

Kara McElhinny said...

Hey, Paul!! it has been awhile! Can't wait to get your email :)