Transition to Phase II

Transition to Phase II

***VISIT MY STORE THANKS*** Getting out of bed was difficult this morning. There was a car chase of some kind involving lots of police officers in squad cars early this morning that woke me up around 4:45 am. Then I didn’t want to get up. Bed is simply too warm and cozy. Since my reading at Gatsby Books in Long Beach earlier this month, I feel like I entered some sort of transitional phase. The day after the reading was the beginning of the end of Phase 1 of my journey. I didn’t realize that Phase 1 had ended until just recently. My mood is different. Maybe it’s California, I told myself. Maybe I need a break, I wondered… and so on… I didn’t realize there was going to be different phases to this journey when I started, but obviously, there has to be different phases, different stages of action, reminiscing, peace of mind, et cetera. What was Phase 1? Going West for a book reading?? I guess. Getting out of Austin and going somewhere else?? I had a goal and a destination. Now what? What am I doing now? I don’t know. All I know is that I want to write and publish at least one new book in 2016. Anyway, I’ll figure it out. Everything is different, at least in the way that I perceive the world around me. I need to find a place to settle for a few months so that I can get to work on my next book, so that I can get into some sort of routine for a while–turns out I...