It has come to this. I have a little less than 8,000 more words to write in the next three days. I can do this. I will do this. But I’ll be needing more coffee.
This kid is like a whirling dervish, impossible to get clear, candid pictures of. She’s actually not like a whirling dervish, because I learned what a whirling dervish actually is when I took a World Religions class in college. I just love the way “whirling dervish” rolls off my tongue, and I just picture Elise in a blur. I wrote … Read More
She wanted to sleep late, I want to go to bed early. “They” say that you can’t catch up on sleep, but I’m going to try to disprove the naysayers with the 10 hours I’m about to get when I go to bed at 10pm Also, I’m behind again on NaNoWriMo and have about 24,000 words to write in … Read More
Our family had to celebrate Thanksgiving today because on actual Thanksgiving my dad has to go to work. All day. On Thanksgiving. The particular retail establishment where he is a general manager is opening at 8am on Thanksgiving morning and staying open ALL NIGHT THROUGH THE NIGHT into Black Friday, and then finally closing at 11pm, which is two hours … Read More
I wrote 4,457 words (so far) today, and now I’m over 1,200 words ahead on my NaNoWriMo novel, and I am totally stoked about it. I feel like I have finally hit my stride with this story while at the same time I have arrived at a pivitol point where I need to make some serious decisions about where … Read More
Today marks the halfway point of NaNoWriMo 2015 and after a week of lagging behind and procrastinating and doing all the other things I could possibly do with my free time EXCEPT write, I knew that I had to either get down to business today or maybe consider giving up. I started the day with 20,629 words, and I … Read More