Category Archives: Writing in General
It’s NaNoWriMo time again and I find myself facing a familiar decision – do I participate in NaNo this year? I’ve been a part of NaNo several times and I’ve enjoyed it. The camaraderie and enthusiasm of tackling a novel along with thousands of other people is exhilarating. By participating in NaNo, I discovered that [...]
We were looking forward to welcoming Chenita into our Saturday Writer’s family but fate chose to take her away. We will miss your smile.
Yeah, I know…I haven’t blogged for a while. Life gets in the way sometimes and whether we like it or not doesn’t deliver itself just the way we hope it will. You make plans to go out with friends, live it up a little, reward yourself with a special shopping expedition…in the middle of the winter – a blizzard [...]
Tears welled, heart pounded, the hair on my arms stood with an electrical charge I hadn’t felt in quite a while.
I’ve been asking my fellow Saturday Writer friends to challenge me. They have taken up that challenge…to challenge. Me. The idea was for each of us, once a month, to come up with a prompt – anything, a picture, a sentence, song, smell – and write a short story based on that prompt. The first [...]
I’m in the home stretch of going through and either accepting or ignoring my critique partner’s suggestions.
I’m not a published author…yet. I’m doing everything in my power to change that situation. I’ve belonged to writer’s groups to network and hang out with fellow writers – it’s good to know others who share my affliction. I belong to National organizations. I do the Facebook thing, love the Facebook thing. Groups are good. Networking [...]
Not a good thing with my chosen profession of writing or the job I fell into at the library.
Anyone who knows me should be aware that I’m more than a little bit superstitious. Anything can be interpreted as a “sign” of something telling me what to do. A cosmic message urging me in one direction or another. Fate. Everything happens for a reason. Karma. Well, you get the idea. It’s not like I can’t [...]