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A Day in my Writing Life by Toni Aleo

Toni Aleo

My day starts easly; midnight to be exact. I go to my job as an at home nurse and work for 8 hours. Once I am, my day really begins.

8.00am

I come home and see the mess my family has made while I was gone or in my writing cave. Disgusted, I proceed to get my little poeople ready for school. Mikey is seven, hates getting ready for school, and would much rather watch Ben 10. Alyssa is four and would rather sleep than do anything Mommy wants.

8.45am

My kids are dropped off and I head back home.

9.00am

I am face down, in my bed, passed out.

12.00pm

I...am...hungry...rawr.

12.45pm

Finally having had a chance to eat and ready to start my author work. I get online; check my Facebook, Twitter, Blog, sales, and my reviews on Amazon, B&N, and Goodreads. After all that I do any work that I need to do; posting or answering emails, just normal stuff.

1.25pm

Now, the fun stuff starts. My characters have been going nuts in my head for the past 24 hours and are ready to be written. I sit down, have my phone beside me and a tall gladd of water. I look at the screen and off I go.

3:25pm

"I can't stop now!"

This is usually what I scream when this time rolls around. Gotta go get the kids.

3:50pm

My house is nut case. Everyone is looking for dance shoes, soccer cleats, ice skates, or something else tht is needed for that afternoon's activity.

4:15pm

We leave for the acticity. It it's Mikey's day, then Alyssa plays on his DS while I try to finish the chapter I started earlier. It it's Alyssa's, then Mike does homework while I am writing.

6.00pm

While dinner is being made, I am reading my last chapter, yelling at the kids to clean their rooms, do their homework, and stop fighting. Yes, in that order.

6.30pm

My husband comes home and everything gets louder.

7.00pm

We sit down for dinner,

8.00pm

Baths and kids go to bed. Husband and I snuggle while watching hockey or our shows.

9.00pm

Husband goes to bed and I continue to write.

10.01pm

I've usually fallen asleep on my keyboard.

11.45pm

My alarm goes off telling me to go to work and I haven't even finished what I was doing.

Then it all starts over again!!

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