A Mid-month Check-in/The Letter

Friends. Things aren't going well. I never set a target word count for April, instead intending to get a workable draft for a collection of short stories and poems, which on the surface seems like a much more forgiving goal. It's not. Word count would have been so much easier; I wouldn't be sitting here side-eyeing … Continue reading A Mid-month Check-in/The Letter


Systems Fail

I ran into some of my Nano writing buddies at the coffee shop today! They're doing Camp Nanowrimo, which is lucky because it means a physical support network to judge me force my motivation through self-imposed friendly competition and my unwillingness to admit failure. I've got about 2,000 words written so far in April, divided uselessly between the … Continue reading Systems Fail

NaNoWriMo 2012: Unprecedented Success

I never know what to share or not in the process of writing. Will people judge me based on rough drafts, or do others, as I do, enjoy insight into someone's creative process? This year I'm trying to do something new, trying to let go a little. Getting words down isn't a challenge for me, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2012: Unprecedented Success