life according to me

life according to me

Category: NaNoWriMo

The effect of a cat on motivation and routine

The effect of a cat on motivation and routine

If deciding at the last minute to take on a reasonable facsimile of NaNoWriMo was to serve a purpose, it has only taken two days to realize it. Before I was out of bed this morning, mind habitually processing what the day would entail, I […]

NaNoWriMo minus the novel

  Whenever November 1st comes around, I think of NaNoWriMo. You may think it odd, but once committed to a month of writing nearly 1800 words each day, expecting to complete a novel, you remember. If you’re unfamiliar with NaNoWriMo, it’s National November Writing Month. The […]

What was I thinking? Round Two.

Last year as response to a request from a friend, I committed myself to 30 days of writing my first novel during National November Writing Month, lovingly referred to as NaNoWriMo.  Fifty-thousand words written in 30 days qualifies anyone as a winner and outside of […]

Procrastination and Christmas

Procrastination and Christmas

NaNoWriMo is officially over and what have I done with my crappy draft of a half-done manuscript since November 30th? Well.

Moving around a roadblock.

Moving around a roadblock.

  I was going to write about all of the heavy thoughts I’ve been mulling over since the election this past Tuesday and about how at a time like this I would normally feel like jumping up and down, waving flags and celebrating with sheer […]

So, how’s it going?

So, how’s it going?

  Day 3 of NaNoWriMo is waning but my energy to keep writing hasn’t and that feeling has been present each day so far — sort of.    And I’m ahead of myself, so allow me an explanation:  I think this will be an important place […]