With the end of November came the end of National Novel Writing Month, 2019. I want to start off by saying congrats to all of those aspiring authors and authors out there who pulled of their 50k goal. For those of you who didn't make it to the finish line, much like myself, it's okay.… Continue reading Miss the Finish Line? That’s Okay!
Day 17 and progress is happening! I'm not entirely pleased with any of it but the first draft is the first draft and I have to remind myself of that every few minutes. No one uses their first draft, right? I've been trucking along this NaNoWriMo and feeling great, for the most part. As long… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Progress!!
Another November, another National Novel Writing Month. This will be the 5th time I'll make an attempt to finish a novel. I'm currently sitting at a little over 28k words on a novel I've been working on forever. Okay, four years...not forever. But still. That's a long time to be working on a book. I've… Continue reading Another NaNoWriMo
The seasons are changing here...quickly. We had a moment where we could breathe in that crisp fall air with the sun still warming everything while the colors of summer slipped into the gorgeous, bold hues of fall. And then it snowed. With the snow came the wind which effectively took care of any leaves clinging… Continue reading Too Much to Do
I'm starting this blog post out feeling very...very...unmotivated. Go figure, right? Today was the first day back to school for my kiddos and the first day back to school/work for me as a para in a middle school. To sum up how this first day went...the coffee pot is full of fresh coffee at 7pm… Continue reading Five Tips to Staying Motivated with your Writing
Getting in touch with your creative side is not an easy thing. It's not a one-size-fits-all thing. I've always thought that my ideal writing space would be on a deck overlooking a lake, the tranquil surroundings gorging my muse with plot twists and inspiration. I've never honestly had an opportunity to write like this so… Continue reading Organizing the Creative Process
I know it’s been forever since I’ve blogged and here’s my “truly sorry” for that. This Writing Mom’s got herself a job!!! TOOK FOREVER. 103 resumes later and I’ve landed myself somewhere I really love being. The downside...there went all my writing time. By the time I get home after having woke up before the… Continue reading Writing vs. a Bad Relationship