I’ve got a few exciting goals to share with you for the coming year. But first, let’s review last year’s goals and whether I accomplished them.Continue reading “New Year’s Goals for 2019”
This weekend I reached a writing milestone for the first draft of Orphic: 15,000 words written!
Recently, I joined a writing program called Novel in 6 offered by my local writing group. If you can’t tell from the name, the goal is to write a novel in six months.
We just finished the second month, and it’s been a real kick in the pants. A real wake up call about what it takes to finish this project, to be the writer I want to be. Because I’m not hitting my writing goal each week.
It’s been a while since I update the blog. Not that I haven’t been writing. To the contrary, I’ve been busy with writing-related stuff. Continue reading “Still Navigating My Writing Process”
Happy New Year! 2018 is officially here, and to commemorate the event I’m sharing my writing resolutions.
My writing resolutions for this year are focused on building my sense of community and narrowing my aspirations into concrete, achievable goals. To this end, I’ve decided on four big objectives that should help me turn dreams into reality!
National Novel Writing Month ended November 31st at 11:59PM. I didn’t win.
Am I disappointed? Yes. But I want to move beyond that disappointment and do something useful with it–namely, learn what to do in the future and what not to do. Here are my writing and life lessons from NaNoWriMo 2016. Continue reading “Lessons from NaNoWriMo 2016”
Having a day job means that I get to dream about my ideal work day quite a bit. This is the alluring charm of idealizing something from a distance: It simply doesn’t have the freedom to bump up against the real. Continue reading “Ideal Work Day”