There are just three days of NaNoWriMo left. I made the mistake of choosing the room beneath my sons’ room for my office… hence the reason most of my work never begins until well after midnight. I am sitting here at not even nine p.m. with all intentions of working, however, I cannot concentrate because … More 3 Days of NaNo, Geological Depression, and a New Desk
Christmas is drawing ever closer. What better time to expand the community of new writers? I am looking for new short Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa stories (up to 7,500 words) from New Authors/Writers looking to build their online reputation. Stories must not have been published anywhere else in the past. (We don’t want to get in … More Call for Short Stories!
Unless you have been unplugged for the last two days (which I totally recommend doing every now and then), you know the tragedies that befell an unsuspecting Paris last night. 129 people were mercilessly murdered. They were unarmed, they were not threats to anyone. It was, as French President Hollande put it, “an act of … More Why I Think the World is Devastated by the Paris Attacks
NaNoWriMo is in full swing and I couldn’t be happier. I’ve spent the better part of the last two years editing my first novel, Now I See (formerly The Song of Sigdis). So when NaNo rolled around this year, I was ecstatic to get back into the brainstorming and discovery part of the craft. And then … More NaNoWriMo 2015 Update: Day 3
Seventeen minutes and counting for us here on the East Coast… and I’m freaking out. I’ve had a whopping two hours of sleep since yesterday morning, mostly due to the synopsis I’ve been trying to polish, but also because I’m a mom. So, you know how it goes: two hours after I finally lay my … More It’s NaNo Time!