Whatever does a writer do over a summer vacation? Let me rephrase. Whatever does a writer who doesn’t have the funds for world travel do over a summer vacation? That’s right! That’s what I did, along with some other stuff.
The summer of 2018 hiatus was wanted, necessary, and productive, especially for my writing. Last May when I was contemplating taking a leave of absence, the need to update the website so it was GDPR compliant was the excuse I most seized upon. I was already simultaneously suffering burnout and facing a major life change. Given my lack of tech savvy, I knew having to figure out all I had to do for GDPR was going to be a time consuming undertaking.
So, for the first time in five years I stepped away, not from fiction writing, but from the blog.
What did I do with my time? First, the other stuff…
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