Goals Check In: 2018, The First

Goals Check In: 2018, The First

At the start of this year, I didn’t really have a rational, realistic idea of what goals I may or may not expect to accomplish. Because, well, baby. Who, by the way, will be six months old tomorrow. Huh. And […]

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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

In November, one of the NaNo Facebook groups I belong to had a post that introduced me to a site still in beta called My Write Club. I tested it out with tracking my various writing goals for December, and […]

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Shaking Off 2017: Looking Forward and Tackling the Big Things

Shaking Off 2017: Looking Forward and Tackling the Big Things

Today’s post will be short and sweet, and likely repetitive, since I’ve done all the year-end update posts possible and we’re not yet past January 1st—not that my goals are ready to go anyway. I still need to take a […]

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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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6 Month Writing Plan Final Update

6 Month Writing Plan Final Update

It’s that time of year—that being final update time. Today’s update is all about my 6 Month Writing Plan, which I introduced in February, updated in July, and decided to scrap completely at the beginning of this month. Reading my […]

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