NaNoWriMo 2015: Week One Update

CheneyI'm Writing a Book, NaNoWriMo4 Comments

  And on the eighth day, she gave an update: NaNoWriMo 2015! It’s here! It’s happening! And I am doing so well so far. As of this morning I have written 14,358 words. That puts me 2,692 words ahead of where I should have been by yesterday. This is a very, very good thing – to be consistently ahead of … Read More

People Do Things 

CheneyAdulting, Daily Photo, NaNoWriMo, Setting Goals8 Comments

Well today was quite a day. I took Elise to school, came home, took a shower, fixed myself some more coffee, and watched the latest episode of The Walking Dead. Then, I procrastinated on the internet for about two and half hours, then had a snack. THEN I wrote 3,036 words, bringing my NaNoWriMo day two total (so far) to … Read More

Mad Skillz, Yo

CheneyDaily Photo, On Writing0 Comments

   Of course when Elise had a friend over last night they completely trashed her bedroom, so I told her that if she wanted to watch any TV after homework and dinner tonight, she would have to clean her room first.  Well, she did, and she did it very well.  This little girl is slowly but surely growing into a … Read More

Little Paper Heart

CheneyWriting Challenges7 Comments

“Mommy?” “I’m busy.” “Mommy, look at what I made!” “Not now, I’m watching my show.” “Mommy, look, it’s a picture I drew for you.” “I’ll look at it later.” “Mommy, please, LOOK!” “Not NOW!” She walks away, picture fluttering to the floor.

Who does she think she is?

CheneyFiction, On Writing, Writing Challenges11 Comments

Who does she think she is? I ask myself this over and over as I’m sitting at my vanity, applying thick coats of concealer and constructing my mask. Yesterday I cut my hair short – boy short. Today I do the hard work of hiding myself, turning my pretty girl face into just another anonymous guy. Who does she think … Read More

Gifts of Sorts 

CheneyBlogging, Daily Photo1 Comment

   I finally finished this project today.  Well, I finished it a week ago, but I finally ironed, matted, and framed it  today so that I could give it to my friend Stef whose wedding was two weeks ago.  Oops. She was on her honeymoon, anyway.  She seemed thrilled about this gift. She actually said I was the only one … Read More