Fresh From The Oven ...
Where have I been all my life?
On the heels of today's
Well, I've done the not-working thing. Trouble was, I truly wasn't working. Which is bad for one's bank account.
No, what Jay was talking about was loving what you do so that it doesn't feel like work, of course.
That, we all know, is the dream.
I replied to his note, and an idea started to build. I was saying how the trouble with my writing is that what I write isn't the kind of writing that people get paid for, but that someday, I'd figure out how to combine the baking and the writing and, and, and I had this idea, see?
The blogs that seem to garner the most attention are well-focused. Blogs on a single topic. Not that I don't love Finding My Voice. I do. I love having a place to prattle on about goings-on.
But I need a single-topic blog, and given that cookie-baking season is upon us, and given that Mary, one of my editors, has dubbed me The Cookie Queen, well, it wasn't a long trip to connect the dots between baking and blogging: blogging about baking. A cookie a day. Cookie tips. Cookie photos. Links to my cookie stories or postings of the stories from my files.
I tried creating The Cookie Queen, but that
Hey, me too!
Well, it's one of my dreams. It's just good sense to have more than one.
And while I feel rather possessive of my Cookie Queen moniker, the midwest is big enough for two of us, so she can own her Cookie Queen blog, and me, bein' a writer 'n all, am now the owner of The Cookie Queen's English. The cookies pictured above, for those who missed my
Likewise, other cookie postings will commence forthwith.
So, welcome, cookie-loving friends. Stay awhile. I'll make cocoa.