NaNoWriMo 2021 Reflections

Writing this manuscript for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2021 was one of the most challenging writing tasks I've undertaken yet. It was the most amount of writing I've done in the shortest amount of time and I'm still reeling from everything that was dredged up from it. Like the setting of my book, stirring... Continue Reading →

Completing the Story

The final sentence has been written and the completed story has been printed. The emotions I have looking at this manuscript are hard to describe, but the one that rises to the top is pride. I finished this story and I am so damn proud of how it came out. The holes that existed in... Continue Reading →

Nearing The End

Last week I continued working on revisions and ended the week with only five more chapters to go before this version of the story is complete. It’s always a bittersweet experience to approach the finish line on a project and this one is no different. As I’m nearing the end I keep reflecting back on... Continue Reading →

Word Count

Working on the revision of my manuscript and while the word count did go down a day last week, it is rising at a steady incline. Each climb up the chart is another win for revising and another chapter closer to finalizing this version of the story. I spent a lot of time with my... Continue Reading →

Setting up for September

Summer is officially over as both of my girls head to school this week and that means we’re entering another phase of life. This phase promises to be exciting, challenging, and full of things I’m sure I don’t see coming. The summer ended the way a lot of things are in the world right now,... Continue Reading →

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