We did it! It was the first time my also-writer husband and I spoke at the same conference. In these eight and some years together we’ve supported each other’s journey full-throttle.
We both work from home (minus when he goes off to teach writing at the university) and we spend a lot of time doing the grind. When he spoke, during the Q&A I raised my hand and asked him to talk about his PEN Literary award. I find it sexy that he’s so hard-working and perseverant. And even more so that he’s genuinely humble.
I do hope our publishing stories today inspired others to realize there is no magic trick if you want to write and get published. And there is also no guarantee that any of that will make you happy. It’s an ongoing journey and if you want to write, or draw or sing or launch your own business you just need to buckle up and ride in the direction of your dreams.
It’s not always glamorous but it’s the only way. I feel fortunate to have the best life and work partner I could have wished for.
It was very much worth the wait!
I have truly found my soulmate. @hotrodman106 I’m the luckiest girl alive because I have you! I’m so grateful for everything that you do for me! You are genuinely my best friend and the best partner that I would ever ask for 💕💕💕😘#soulmate #loveofmylife#bestfriend
I promise he really did smile before this...we’ll try again next month 😂
This first month has definitely flown by AND been the longest month of my life. The exhaustion is real, the emotions are still flying high, & I’m still soaking in every snuggle I get 😍
Happy 1 month to my baby boy, I love you like you’ll never understand 💙
I’ll say it over and over again...she is my number 1 and I will allow nothing to jeopardize her happiness! I don’t care how long it has to be with just me and her, I will continue to work hard to make sure she has everything she needs! My father always taught me the ways of independence! Thankful for who we do have! #EastonRaine#mommyslittlegirl#mommyandme#lov#lovelife #love #family#justyouandi