NaNoWriMo – Day 26

I had a great writing night tonight. I finished the day with 2229 words to bring my NaNoWriMo total to 55,025 words. I also finished the first draft of one of my short stories which I am really happy about. Unfortunately, the night finished with a bit of a sour note. Without going into any details, I was accused (in jest or not it was still an accusation) of being anti-social because I haven’t attended any meet-ups the past two years. I thought about that trying to understand if the accusations were valid or not. I thought about my several recurring weekly commitments that essentially eliminate my availability Monday – Thursday. Monday is often a meet up day as, I […]

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NaNoWriMo – Day 25

I wasn’t able to get writing as soon as I had hoped, because I had the pleasure of interviewing Jaym Gates and Erika Holt for my podcast “Get Published”. They are the editors responsible for the new Zombie Erotica anthology, “Rigor Amortis”. For those of you who know me, you know that I LOVE to talk about writing. It is one of my favourite things to do and a great benefit of doing the podcast. I have to say, talking to them was awesome. I didn’t want the conversation to end. Unfortunately, I have short stories to finish so I had to sign off after 90 minutes of discussion and interview. That didn’t leave me much time to work on […]

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NaNoWriMo – Day 24

If you were watching for my update yesterday evening you are probably wondering what happened. Did I forget? In actuality, I made a conscious decision not to write yesterday. Over the past several weeks I have been staying up well past my bedtime to write and it was definitely catching up with me. So, instead of writing in the evening after everything was done for the day, I decided to go to bed early. I don’t think it was a waste of time either. I’ve noticed that my creativity hasn’t quite been as high over the last couple weeks as it has previously. I’m hoping that by having a little extra sleep and a writing break of a day, that […]

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