Writing Something Hard

I usually know when I’ve got something difficult to write because my house is really clean.  In other words, I’ve resorted to cleaning as a form of procrastination.  But it’s more than that.  Cleaning the house is something I can control, it has a clear beginning and end, and it makes me feel that I’ve accomplished something.  Now to accomplish some writing…

For further procrastination, check out this great interview with YA writer Sara Zarr.  Her book Story of a Girl is one of my favorite recent YA reads.  She nails the voice of a teenager and presents teen sexuality is a complex and truthful way.  I loved it!