Today is the day: National Novel Writing Month begins. For writers of fiction and non-fiction alike, November 1st is a high holiday. Let the furious typing begin. This is my fourth year of NaNoWriMo and I’ve decided to give myself a break. Usually, during the month of November, I am desperately trying to write my
The holidays are coming. At times, these four words fill me with dread, and yet this is supposed to be a happy time. All the cards and commercials say so. And yet, it’s not. For so many reasons, the holidays are filled with angst and heartache. More often they are filled with the need to
Searching for Balance I’ve returned to writing and the hectic pace I’ve had in the past. I have something “writerly” planned for nearly every weekend in October. November marks NaNoWriMo so that month is full and also begins the holiday season. In the meantime, I am deep in the middle of a marketing class. Whew!