This is my first blog post in the new home for Write at Your Own Risk, and as I type this, I have a feeling it might show up under my WordPress blog instead. So it’s an experiment that might go nowhere at all…like so many of my pages in so many of my drafts.
Sometimes when I do author visits, I show a picture of pot making. I ask kids how they think a potter starts out. They usually tell me earnestly that a potter must start out by making A Plan. I earnestly want A Plan whenever I start something new, too. Plans should work! Why don’t they? (And maybe they sometimes do.)
I wonder if it has something to do with the same thing that happens when I move. Every time I’ve moved (and I’ve lived in seven different places in five states in my adult life…
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