Camp NaNoWriMo: Week One

It’s actually only three days into Camp NaNoWriMo since July 1 was on Tuesday. But still, this is technically Week One. And here’s your Week One update on my script writing progress. As of this moment, I’m up to 1805 … Continue reading

Camp NaNoWriMo

Okay, I know my 52 Week Short Story Challenge¬†hasn’t really turned out like I planned. Time management with baby is a skill I’m still perfecting. So I’m tabling that project this year and picking up something a little more manageable. … Continue reading

For My Mother

Unfortunately, I’m unable to attend my mother’s memorial service being held this weekend. Eight hundred miles is just an awful lot to ask of a six-week-old baby or his mother of only six weeks. I can’t make him go through … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required- An HFM Book Review

First of all, I never thought I would have had time to read while taking care of a one-month-old baby. But, I’m surprised to find that there are lots of little moments one can steal away even while baby is … Continue reading

52 Week Short Story Challenge: March Update

I got nothing. Zip. Zilch. Zero. Nada. The end of pregnancy, delivery and now new motherhood… well there’s just been no time to write. Even though I told myself I’d be able to keep up with this challenge, I haven’t … Continue reading

52 Week Short Story Challenge: February Update

I’d love to tell you all that I’m totally on top of my game right now. But, I could never lie to you.¬†As I write this, I am currently three weeks behind on this challenge. If I’m not exhausted, I’m … Continue reading

52 Week Short Story Challenge: January Update

(If you don’t know about the 52 Week Short Story Challenge, click here.) So far, so good! I have four short stories under my belt this month. And I think I’ll have a fifth before we get to January 31. … Continue reading

I Can Short Story and So Can You!

When I posted last week about my intent to participate in the 52 Week Short Story Challenge, I got a lot of positive responses. But, heartbreakingly, I also heard from fellow writers who felt they could not possibly try something … Continue reading

Ray Bradbury’s 52 Week Short Story Challenge

An indie author that I follow on Facebook just announced that she intends to do the 52 Week Short Story Challenge next year as issued by Ray Bradbury in 2001. Sounded like a good idea to me. But first, research. … Continue reading