Looking at the Margins (It’s Okay to Take a Break)

I didn’t write yesterday. It was the weekend, I could have sat at my computer and typed the whole day but I didn’t.  I expected to feel disappointed at the end of the day but surprisingly I didn’t turn into a gnawing pit of guilt. My word count was smaller than it should have been, but I … Continue reading Looking at the Margins (It’s Okay to Take a Break)

January’s Writing Progress (100K in 100 Days)

As you know in January I started the 100K in 100 day challenge. I broke-down the overall 100K word-count into a goal of 34K a month, that way I would (hopefully) be guaranteed to meet the goal count before the April 10th deadline.   I’m using a yearly word-count spreadsheet (created by Svenga Liv) which keeps … Continue reading January’s Writing Progress (100K in 100 Days)

100K in 100 Days

So far I’ve already failed one of my New Year’s Resolutions. I had intended to start being more accessible via cellphone, email or messaging. Unfortunately my chintzy hermit-like behaviour has already won out and my cellphone has been starved of power for much too long.   What I have been doing well with is the 100K in … Continue reading 100K in 100 Days

Life After NaNoWriMo

I found NaNoWriMo to be a bit of a daze. I haven’t had to apply so much discipline and creative thinking since University.  To say I was out of practice would be an understatement. I thought I had handled the month well, but looking back my nerves were shot and my gym time suffered. I’d … Continue reading Life After NaNoWriMo