Tagged: productivity

NaNoWriMo Update: One Step at a Time

Obviously, that’s not me above. I’m freezing right now with a blanket wrapped around my legs and it’s 60 degrees Fahrenheit outside. When you’re done laughing, I’ll be here. As my last post optimistically...

NaNoWriMo Once More

In a few hours, the elusive National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo begins. This November tradition sets a goal of 50,000 words in 30 days on the same project. I wrote about my first...

Dragon Con Writers Meet and Greet

Remember how I preach to find your community? I’ve done it here and here. It’s darn near impossible to be successful in the writing business without a support group. Yes, a support group consists...

Habitica, a life game

I’m a collector. I don’t mean of physical things, if you saw the lack of furniture in my house, you would understand. We spend our money doing things which leaves very little to spend...

Inklings Writers Retreat Opportunity

Do you remember when I went to my first writers retreat? If not, I have conveniently linked it for you here. Great experience, but I wanted more writing time. I’ve learned since then that...

Writer, You Are Not Alone

The lone writer furiously typing on her keyboard. Her isolated existence expanded by the wide world in her imagination. The depressed, melodramatic author slumped on a bar stool. He scribbles in a notebook with...

Mondays are Awesome…No, Really

I LOVE Mondays. Don’t hate. Hold on. Let me explain.   1. Peaceful House After having the kids running around wreaking havoc, they GO TO SCHOOL. It’s so quiet in the house, I can...

2017, I await

For a construct created by human minds at a random location in our orbit around the sun, there is something magical about a new year. Hope. A chance to refresh and renew. A new...