Go South By Southwest, Young Man

19 Mar

Where have I been?

 

If you know me primarily from this blog then you may wonder where I have been? I am sorry if you have feared the worst. I’m not gone. I just fell into preoccupation with work and in addition looking for work. The job search has paid off after months of searching. I found through an old friend a new day job. I will be working for a company as an at “@home virtual reservations associate” booking stays at luxury properties for an international company. I will be staying with my friend of over twenty years and his new wife. We are currently confined to a small apartment but will be moving into a house very soon. I am also saving money

The catch was a move to Austin, Texas. The proud Okie had to move south of the Red River. Worse still, the relocation south has moved me away from my children.  However, the work will pay the sort of money that will allow me to save for a place of my own as well as have more time to commit to my writing.  I was able to visit South By Southwest Interactive Festival for the second time. While my visit was primarily a social experience and consisted primarily of people watching and observing the crowds, I am sure it will not be the last time that I will get to experience the festival. The move should be a positive one overall and ultimately allow a return to an active blog.

I will continue this blog with writing tips, progress on my novel and at times a personal story or two about my life as a part time freelancer with a full time day job and aspirations of being a novelist.

Image of Austin, Texas

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3 Responses to “Go South By Southwest, Young Man”

  1. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words March 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM #

    congrats! thats wht I do …but in San Antonio LOLs
    Take Care…
    )0(

    • seanomurphy March 19, 2013 at 7:05 PM #

      Let’s hope it is the opportunity that I needed. By sharing living space with a friend and working from home, I am going to be able to put back a lot of my pay and save towards a place of my own and somewhere to stay with my daughter. The writing and blogging will be built into my new routine allowing me to share a lot more and further my ultimate ambition.
      of being a novelist.

  2. Weirdgirl March 19, 2013 at 7:25 PM #

    Good luck to you. Rock Austin. I know you will.

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