Where Were We?

Oh yes… Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. Safe to say, it’s been an adventure! Shortly after that diagnosis, I took a job selling makeup. Super fun! It’s been keeping me busy.

But I’m back!

Yay.

Elements of Time is still rumbling around in my head and on bits of paper stuffed in notebooks. Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap Up

Recap: I did NaNoWriMo unofficially this year. Why not go official and get the cool certificate? Because rules. You can’t have any prose written before November 1st, and I’ve got a massive outline chock full of prose. So, I can’t be all officially official. Instead, I set a goal to write 50,000 words in November for the draft of my current work in progress.

And I’m so glad I did.

November is always a crazy month for my family. We have three birthdays, two of which require travel of 1-3 hours (one way). Plus, there’s Thanksgiving, which requires hours of travel and/or significant planning. This year also included the bonus of a ridiculous election cycle that had my Facebook feed blowing up non-stop with family and friends sounding off on just about everything.

I’m exhausted just writing that.

So why would I subject myself to an intense word count goal during the craziest month of the year? Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2016

**Just realized I never hit publish on the NaNoWriMo post I wrote at the beginning of the month! That’s what I get for blogging on the run. Better late than never, and I figured I should share this before I posted my NaNoWriMo wrap up. Spoiler alert: I did get to 50k!

November 3, 2016
Sorry I’m late! I do have a good excuse, though, since I’ve been busy cranking out 3000+ words a day. Crazy! Today, I’ve been busy driving around running errands, and it got me out of my book world enough that I finally remembered I’d forgotten to write a NaNoWriMo post. So…

Happy National Novel Writing Month!!

First, a confession: I’m not officially doing NaNoWriMo this year. I’m in the middle of writing a project that’s been in the making for years. Continue reading