Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: May 2013

If you’re thinking about attending the 2013 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference (July 25th-28th, SeaTac Hilton, Seatac, WA), but haven’t made up your mind yet, I hope this helps you decide to come. I’ll be doing my first ever panel at the conference, along with Sally Harding, Rachel Letofsky and Kat Richardson. The session runs from 4:00 to 5:30 PM on Saturday. I consider it a “planning for success” panel. You’ve got… Read More

It’s a cliché, I know, but it’s never more true when you have limited time, and so much to do. When I returned to the working world last month, I knew things would change dramatically in terms of my time to do the activities I had taken for granted during the last few months. I knew my energy would be down a bit, so I wouldn’t have quite as much time to… Read More

When I set foot on the train to go to work for the first time in over fourteen months on April 8th, I didn’t know what I’d be writing in my Month 15 update. I knew it wouldn’t be more of the same “getting better slowly” notes I’d written the last 6 months. I hoped for the best—that I would be a little low energy for a few days, but pretty much… Read More