Revising Expectations. Again.

Revising Expectations. Again.

Expectations are funny things. I’m trying to be ok with the likelihood that I won’t make an important goal. I probably won’t make it, even though I made it easy on myself and set the bar low. Which goal? Submitting […]

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National Novel Writing Month: Final Check-In

National Novel Writing Month: Final Check-In

Kathleen is back this week to report how her NaNoWriMo went! It’s been over a week since National Novel Writing Month 2017 ended—past time for me to give you my check-in #3 post*, which concludes this series. First, some stats: […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

This week, I found out that Leonardo DaVinci’s notebooks are now available to read for free online. How cool is that? So much story research potential… Kate has an excellent Twitter thread for us, courtesy of Seanan McGuire about foundational […]

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Changing Process, Setting Targets

Changing Process, Setting Targets

There are milestones in life where changing becomes unavoidable. Becoming a parent is one of them. Going into this, the only thing I really knew was that I didn’t know what would happen. What I had not prepared for? Significant […]

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NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

From Kathleen: a status report! I’ve fallen behind! I was doing pretty well until Day 13, when I didn’t quite make the word count. After that, I compounded things by not adding to my novel for the next 6 days. […]

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NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

Welcome back, Kathleen, for another guest post! (I can not thank her enough for everything these guest posts do – mainly, give me time with my little one and time to figure out how and when regular blogging fits in […]

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