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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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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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Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

The procrastination monster has returned! Time to cower in my blanket fort and listen to the whoosh of missed deadlines. How have I procrastinated? Let me count the ways: 1. Baby Stuff Two months out from our baby-day estimate, I […]

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A Writer’s Definition of Success

A Writer’s Definition of Success

I have been thinking a lot about what my definition of success should be, as a writer. After all, last week I outlined a whole bunch of goals for 2017. And while I want to meet those goals and produce […]

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Experiencing and Processing Life through Fiction

Experiencing and Processing Life through Fiction

It was a clickbait headline that got me thinking. This one: “She’s 31 and may not live to 35.” While I won’t go into the details, I will point you to the relevant cystic fibrosis non-profit: Emily’s Entourage. But it […]

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Thankfulness

Thankfulness

I realize it isn’t thanksgiving—either the Canadian one or the American one or any other one. But something that has been on my mind lately is writers in my life, both professional and amateur, that I am thankful for and […]

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