Family

So, I’m cheating a little bit today, but only sorta. As you can see, I’m still writing part of this blog, so I am not actually counting this as a cheat, but, at the same time, the bulk of today’s content isn’t coming from me, it’s coming from my daughter, Danica.

F is for family, and my family are the biggest supporters of my writing. They put up with me living in my own head far too often, they don’t mind when I bounce ideas off them (and they don’t take offense when I shake my head and say ‘No, no, that will never work’). They contribute ideas to my fishbowl. They don’t complain that our house isn’t spotless, or that our income isn’t higher (as it would be if I had a paying job). They are always there for me and if it weren’t for them… well, let’s not go there.

I asked Danica if she’d like to write about what it’s like to have a writer for a mother for my blog. Her response? “You have a blog?”

LOL Okay, so they are super supportive, but that doesn’t mean they follow my blog :-p After I told her that yes, I did have a blog, she was happy to complain about me in public on it.

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Hi, I’m Danica, Rhonda’s daughter. I really have no idea what to write about in this blog, so I guess I’ll talk about writing, and how living with a writer can sometimes suck.

My mom, as you can tell is a writer, and I’ve picked up a few things from her. For instance, if you have writers block, just write. What you write may sound stupid, but it usually helps to get rid of that pesky writers block.

One horrible thing about living with a writer is: If I say something  that is not grammatically correct, my mom corrects what I say. Or, if I’m just being silly she’ll correct what I say anyways. It can be pretty annoying, but you learn to live with it.

Here’s another thing: My mom said I have to write a conclusion for this, but I don’t want to. So here’s my ‘conclusion’. Don’t live with a writer unless you love them a lot, like how my dad and I love my mom.

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Short and sweet, eh? This blog post is part of the Blogging from A to Z challenge over the month of April and was brought to you by the letter F. Please pop by tomorrow when I’ll be talking about… um… something… something Grrreat! My schedule says Goodreads, so maybe… 🙂

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6 thoughts on “Family

  1. Aw, hi Danica! I’m a writer as well and my daughter has completed 3 novels and is a prolific reader as well. I never correct her English, though. My dad always did mine (English major–bleh!), so I’m careful not to repeat my dad’s annoying habit. 😛

    Thanks for sharing your blog with your daughter, Rhonda! <3

    Elizabeth
    A to Z co-host

    • Thank you for stopping by Elizabeth 🙂 It was a pleasure to share my blog with Dani. She’s usually more interested in drawing than writing (she’s an awesome artist) but she did do NaNoWriMo when she was in grade two. She wrote a 10k word novel. Quite an acheivement, I think 🙂

      …anyway, I’m getting off-topic. My point was going to be that I was honored that she agreed to blog here. 🙂

  2. That’s a great post – and a great guest post! Danica obviously has talent as a writer too. Lovely to meet you both.

    • Thank you Jemima 🙂 I think Danica is pretty much made of awesome and I was super pleased to have her blog here with me.

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