Black Friday Sale Extended!

I realized that, if you’re like me (and since you are a writer, you probably are, in some small way at least), it takes you forever awhile to make up your mind about things.  Because, as writers, we must ponder the overall story of every thing that crosses our paths. Am I right?  Also, there […]

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Thanksgiving Gratitude and Giveaway

On this Thanksgiving day, I’m grateful for so much, including, but not limited to: My family and the fact most of them live close to me. (Hello, amazing, brilliant, beautiful and perfect grandchildren!) The rain that is falling outside my window. The sun that peeks through the clouds every so often. My cozy house. (Hello, […]

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Nanowrimo Update: Some Core Truths for Maintaining a Writing Practice

I know. This is like, the ten thousandth blog post you’ve read on Nanowrimo.  I wrote one myself (well, okay, it was sort of about the election, too), and there’s another good one here.   But, here’s the deal. As the headline promised, I’ve been reminded of some helpful core truths about the writing practice […]

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I Almost Quit Nanowrimo

Last week was rough for me. I was distracted by the election news and I didn’t get a lot done.  My daily habit is to rise early, get coffee and spend a few minutes checking on what happened over night before getting to the page. This early morning writing is when I wrack up the […]

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