Writing with Mastiff in Lap = Not Writing
I have a few favorite writing places at home--my office/library, the living room, and the bench by the pond. This was a day for the big chair at the end of the couch, which is wide enough for one of the 70-pounders (Billy and Lola) to sit beside me and not interfere with the laptop, or crowd my elbows so that I can't really write. Nimue, on the other hand is a 120+ pound Neapolitan Mastiff. Today she climbed aboard the chair, and I just managed to move my laptop before she s
Canis Familiaris Interruptus: (noun) when a writer is flowing, but the dogs want to eat.
Dogs are great for writers. They encourage us to take breaks, and get our blood circulating after hours of sitting at the desk (or on the couch). Sometimes, though, they're a little distracting. Example A: Billy leads the pack in distraction. #DogsandWriting #TheWritingLife