Friday, February 07, 2014

Published 7:14 AM by with 14 comments

This Moment: Fio Is Waking Up

{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo few photos - no words a few words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor, and remember. ~ Amanda

If you're inspired to do the same, come share your moment with me in the comment section!




Here begins the part of this Story's journey that I am most terrified to do: editing. Seventy-seven pages of raw material that needs to be re-arranged, erased, re-thought, expanded, subtly changed, substituted, and more. I'm bringing Fio Re out of her hibernation of the past several months since the intense one month writing session in November with NaNoWriMo. Fio needs to air out for a little while while I (for the VERY first time) read her entire Story all the way through and get out my red pen. This will only hurt a little, dear. We just have to grit our teeth. Time to get down to what her Story really needs to say.

Side note: The editing process will be quite slow! I'm taking baby steps, and making more room right now for writing a postcard every day, finishing up knitting projects, and writing letters. Also, for those who are waiting for a postcard, my post office and myself have run out of postcard stamps this week, so please forgive me for having to wait until next week to continue sending your postcards out!
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14 comments:

Hannah White said...

Oh best wishes as you gently prune and nurture Fio into all she is meant to be!

here is my "big cousin-little cousin" moment:
http://likemamalikedaughter.blogspot.com/2014/02/this-moment.html
hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Shel said...

You can do it! Slow and steady wins the race! Sending lots of good vibes and prayers your way!


Our moment this week comes from a quiet one found by Grace to make a Valentine for Em. I love that the first Valentine she makes each year is always for Emma. There really have never been such devoted sisters as these two!
http://ouronesweetfamily.blogspot.com/2014/02/this-moment-valentine-for-emma.html

Have a great weekend! Happy Editing!

walterandlila said...

Oh! Sending you lots of creative good vibes this weekend; editing is not a pretty process! What is your story about?

Here's our "wintery" moment for others to find and see: http://walterandlila.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/this-moment-34/

Jessica said...

Looks like a big but amazing project!

Thank you for stopping by Daftly Domestic this morning!

momentsofpeacemama said...

Wow! Congratulations and good luck!
Happy weekend :)de

Carie said...

Wow - how very exciting! Good luck!

Yanic Arsenault said...

How exciting! Good luck and keep us updated!

http://familyfaithfoodfabric.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/this-moment-2/

mountain girl said...

Oh, wow! I know you will make your way, slowly but surely, through to the end!
http://www.pocoleon.com/this-moment/this-moment-57/

Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom said...

Oh how awesome! Congratulations and best wishes to you on your editing journey!

Wishing you a lovely weekend.
xoxo

sally anoyrkatis said...

Very exciting, good luck with it.

becoming claudine said...

What an exciting time for you...exciting and scary and with important weight.

Sending wishes for all good things and meaningful understanding through this editing process!!

Hooray!
Claudine

Kim Corrigan-Oliver said...

Such an exciting time!

Sofia's Ideas said...

Wow! What an exciting time this is going to be...

here's mine... http://sofiasideas.com/2014/02/07/this-moment-96/

Chrisy at Good North Coast Life said...

Go Lyssa Go.
Cheering you on from down here in Australia. xx