So. How did your Nanowrimo turn out this year? Did it feel easier or harder than previous years? Did you develop any new habits that helped or hindered? Did you meet, fall short of, or exceed your expectations? My worst habit this year was waiting until the last minute to do a daily entry, making … Continue reading Nanowrimo 2017 in Review
Whatever you did or didn't accomplish this Nanowrimo November 2017, give yourself a hug, some chocolate, some sleep. It is done. Breathe.
Nanowrimo is a time of solemn peace and reflection... Hah! Just kidding. It's chaotic, and nerve-wracking, and completely insane! I've written about preparing before (in 2016, 2015 here and here, 2014 here and here...) so this time I'm just going to say: do it. You'll be glad and proud you did. It is 1,000% worth … Continue reading Nano Real Talk, Calendars, and Memes
What a fantastic night with a fantastic group of people. Sci-Fi George, Romance Kim, and Poet Karen joined yours truly, Memoir Jobe! The conversation generated was so insightful and helpful, the writing written was so sparked and energetic and inspired! This was the most fun I've had in a minute. I opened with introductions, as … Continue reading Step by Step Writing Class with Jobe: Reflection!
With the end of June our 2017 reading year is officially half over! I’ve read 18 books so far, with piles stacking up everywhere for the TBR. PopSugar #popsugarreadingchallenge Full List No. 4 An audiobook Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt No. 10 cat on cover Abarat by Clive Barker No. 11 pseudonym The […]
So what was tough, what was awesome, what surprised you? My proudest achievement this year was writing every single day, even if it was just 100-200 words on my phone. In previous years I allowed myself skip days and that really put the pressure on. But I found this year that I was motivated by … Continue reading Nano 2016 Review
Take deep breaths. Congratulate yourselves. It's gonna be okay.
On the last day of Nano, do you feel a bit like this too?
So close to the end! Bystanders, beware!