In early December I found myself without a full-time job and decided to move back into freelancing. The daunting task of searching out new contracts and securing work lay ahead at a time of year when very few were hiring. It was disheartening, to say the least. But in the back of my mind, a … Continue reading Getting it done with just hours to spare
After focusing so much on my completed novel - After the Break - during SiWC and the weeks leading up to it I wasn't sure I was going to be mentally ready to write a new book during NaNoWriMo. I had the novel roughly sketched out in my head and had written some introductory paragraphs … Continue reading Committing to the Process: NaNoWriMo 2017
As my final workshop at my first SiWC - aptly named "Now What?" came to close I found myself feeling overwhelmed at the thought of trying to process what I had learned over the last three days. I was in pure information overload. There had been so many words of wisdom and encouragement. So many … Continue reading Reflections from my first SiWC
I did it! I wrote more than 50,000 words in the month of November. 51,005 to be exact. I have to admit I almost didn't make it...work and kids and holidays conspiring against me...but in the end, I was able to meet my goal and keep my promise to myself. Unfortunately, even at 51,005 words, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Success!