I'm participating in NaNoWriMo this year. Will I get to 50,000 words by the end of this month? I doubt it. I've learned that when I turn writing into a "job," strangely enough, it starts to feel like "work." Quite frankly, I don't want that. I have a job. (More than one.) However, I do enjoy the camaraderie of being… Continue reading Free Links for Editing Your Manuscript
My cold is still here, but I decided to pretend that I was the type of person who can write and finish a novel, so I cleared off my desk, wrote 1119 new words, and finished off the chapter I was procrastinating on. Perhaps I should have played at pretending much sooner! I have written… Continue reading Make Good Art!
When you have kids, the start of the school year feels like the start of the new year. In Michigan, most schools begin the day after Labor Day. This means today I'm on my third 5:30 in the morning wake up. I'd forgotten how EARLY it feels to stumble out of bed at dark-o'clock. My… Continue reading Happy Organized Workers’ New Year!