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
I did it! 52,193 words in 29 days. And when I read back through them I know they need a lot of work. But at least they are written. Winning feels good. Writing every day felt good. For the first time in a very long time, I prioritized my writing and doing it every day … Continue reading Success! NaNoWriMo 2017
This NaNoWriMo, this particular November over all others has become something very important and life-changing for me. Slowly, day by day, as I have focused my energy and my time on the process of writing. As I have allowed myself to commit to the process and to the flow. The month has proven to me … Continue reading I am a Writer
How NaNoWriMo is going for me...according to social media: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bbsvwj2Bx38/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BbjBZzQh_Wa https://www.instagram.com/p/BbdQ0sRhfj7/ https://twitter.com/ByKellyDuran/status/930187506523312128 https://www.instagram.com/p/BbX59VIhaM2/ https://twitter.com/ByKellyDuran/status/928849468199284736 https://www.instagram.com/p/BbTdIthh5iR/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BbKqH2ABfJP/ 11 days and 12,442 words to go. Bring it on...
Another incredible day is done at the Surrey International Writers Conference and my primary thought all day has been...why did I wait so long to do this? This is a rhetorical question. My self-confidence kept me from going. Or - more specifically - my lack of self-confidence. I thought I needed to have finished my … Continue reading SiWC – Day 2