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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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Prepping for My August 2019 Challenge

Prepping for My August 2019 Challenge

The topic of summer vacation came up in conversation recently and the someone I was chatting with asked me why I was taking a week off work in August. I explained that I typically attend a reading and writing conference […]

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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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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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Done: An Exercise in Letting Go

Done: An Exercise in Letting Go

Done is such a weird feeling. I finished typing The Damn Novel. Someone asked me about it, then suggested it might be Spirited Away in noir, or Neverwhere in Tokyo. I’m not convinced the comparisons are apt, but I love […]

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Diving Back into Reading and Writing

Diving Back into Reading and Writing

As I waited for inspiration to strike about a topic for today’s post, I realized that I have been horribly disconnected from the reading and writing world this year. I don’t know when any of my favourite authors are releasing […]

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