Lucia Sugafield

My back isn’t healing!

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There’s a crevice in my back that is keeping the incision from healing like it should. Most of it healed just fine, but there is one part at the top that just won’t heal.

I saw the surgeon earlier this week and he’s referring me to the wound care specialist…

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The above picture is about how I feel right now. I don’t have the same confidence in my writing ability that I had a few months ago…

so…

I’m doing whatever I can to avoid writing.

Outside of these short forms, I’ve written 704 words since my surgery. One 544-word…

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One of the benefits of being in the Ninja Writer’s is you fill out a form and get paired with a writing buddy. I’m on my second one. The first one was in Malaysia so our times didn’t line up very well.

Jes and I got paired in August of…

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Every Thursday, I’m in a live mini edits class. About every other week, we get to share one page of a work in progress and the leader will edit it live.

I go every week, even when it’s not my week to read. I learn by watching her edit other…

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Plotting the book earlier today with someone, I was asked what Kiara’s journey is. “She grows and heals from her past.” Great! “How?”

Well crap. I’ve no clue. If I don’t know her journey then I’ve got no story. So I need to sit down with a google doc and…

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