Well, I am ending National Novel Writing Month with just over 7,000 words in the bank. When I consider how few days I actually was able to write this month, I'm not too disappointed. My daughter tried to kill me slowly by sleep deprivation for about 10 days straight. There was no writing because she… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Pens Down!
(Forest Wander Nature Photography) I wrote this letter to my daughter in the dark of her nursery late at night, the two of us tucked into the glider, me typing somewhat one-handed on my phone while she finally slept in my arms. It sounds far more sweet and peaceful than my reality was at the… Continue reading My Night Sky
Tonight I made it past 1,000 words which is not as quickly as I had hoped, but life has already been intervening as much as I anticipated it might this month. Last night my daughter woke up and let out a yell without fail every time I sat down to write. I tried for 3… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update 1
This is technically my third attempt at National Novel Writing Month. My first go-round in 2014 was an exhilarating success. I have rarely been that proud of myself and ready to celebrate an accomplishment. I had learned of NaNoWriMo while I was still in high school and was even a reader for some of my… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016