My goal this past year was to write a book. After a very spectacular fail in June, I managed to write most of one in November and win NaNoWriMo. I have to say, it felt really good to get those 50,000 words under my belt. My secondary goal was to finish the story…which I did […]
So Camp NaNoWriMo is going along pretty well. I’m actually relieved to be able to say that. I admit to myself it isn’t great prose but, and this is a big but, it is words on paper (electronically speaking…err typing…whatever). I like Anne Lamott‘s term: a shitty first draft*. Because it really is going to […]
So I bombed horribly with NaNoWriMo 2011. Between a complicated work contract, the holidays, my rheumatoid arthritis, and homeschooling, I didn’t have anything left to give. My writing group understood and gave me some grace. I didn’t give my self much grace because I am, after all, superwoman and must accomplish 6 impossible things before […]
Can you believe NaNoWrimo 2011 starts in 4 days?! I’m not ready…yes, I am. No, I’m not! Yes, I am! Good grief. I can’t wait!