Why Do I Feel Obligated?

Why Do I Feel Obligated?

It’s the Christmas season in my world which means I am in the midst of figuring out what I’m buying, who I’m buying for, and who I’m mailing cards to. I am so bloody behind that I am like a chicken […]

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Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Since January I have been jonesing to tackle NaNoWriMo. Every time I post a goals check in and write TBD I stare at it with a sense of dread and anticipation. After the disaster that defined November 2016, I was determined […]

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NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

I haven’t properly participated in NaNoWriMo in over a decade. (Holy crap, National Novel Writing Month has been around longer than a decade! I feel old now.) Those half-assed modified years don’t count, if only because I never took them […]

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Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Today brings another guest post from Kathleen Kayembe. She has some awesome things to say about goals. We talk about those a lot on here with our yearly lists and quarterly check-ins, but we haven’t really tackled them in the […]

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Novel in 90: Check In

Novel in 90: Check In

It amazes me how quickly three months can fly by. I’ve been meaning to do an update on the Novel in 90 challenge for a while, but like so many things in my life lately it just keeps getting bumped. As […]

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Reading Judgment

Reading Judgment

Self-judgment and recrimination and recrimination is a frequent theme for me. For all of us, really. When we do our goals check-ins here, we invite the should-have-dones and feelings teeter on the edge of success or disappointment. I haven’t set […]

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