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Preparation (for NaNo) and Revision (to Goals)

It may seem ludicrous to consider participating in National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNo, NaNoWriMo, or just November to the rest of the world) when I’ve had to cut back to posting here only once a month, but I’m doing […]

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Happy July! Hello again, 2018 Goals

Happy July! Hello again, 2018 Goals

Like I said two weeks ago, I very much needed to revamp my 2018 goals if I was to have any hope of progress this year. While I’ve added some qualitative measures and deadlines, I believe I managed to leave […]

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Goals Check In: 2018, Halfway

Goals Check In: 2018, Halfway

For a recap: you can find my original 2018 goals post here and my first quarter check-in here. So now that we’ve gotten that out of the way . . . 2018 is half done! Which is not quite as […]

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2018: Second Goal Update

2018: Second Goal Update

The first six months of the year are behind us after tomorrow—where does the time go? Seriously, does anyone know because I keep blinking and the month is done. First things first, I absolutely have to revamp my goals. I […]

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Done Doesn’t Actually Mean “Done”

Done Doesn’t Actually Mean “Done”

So you’re done. You finished your novel – edited, received feedback, revised. You’ve polished it to within an inch of it’s life and made it as good as you can. If you never see it again, it will be too […]

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Fear of New Beginnings

Fear of New Beginnings

Is there a term for the fear of new beginnings? Or perhaps it’s more a fear of endings. (I just finished reading Carrie Jones’s Need* series, in which the main character “collects” phobias and recites them when nervous or scared.) […]

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