ZZZZZZZZZ, Hmm, What?

For those of us who live in a Northern Climate, writing has just become much, much harder.  Logic would dictate that since it’s so damn cold out we SHOULD have all this time to write while we sit in front of a roaring fire drinking hot, alcohol laced drinks. All I can say is Logic is stupid; next time I meet it, I’m going to have a few choice words to share… maybe even a couple body shots. The truth of the matter is we are now in a period of time when the sun only graces us for a few hours per day.  As luck would have it, those hours are the exact same ones that correspond to my […]

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Lessons Learned and Going Forward

Nanowrimo is almost over for another year, although it was over for me over a week ago when I finished my 50,000 words.  Despite hitting my goals it didn’t turn out quite the way I expected.  I had all these hopes of spending time with my fellow Nano’s in the form of chats, write-ins and various other mixer-type events. As it turned out, I only made it to one event the entire month (although I do expect to attend the TGIO party) and two chats.  From that perspective, Nano this year was a bust. Fortunately, the networking aspect is not the only measure of Nanowrimo for me.  I have to look closely at those things that I actually learned over the […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s been another interesting week, but in a good way for a change.  I’m still limping along without my laptop (no that’s not any of the good news).  In fact, that will probably be status quo for the next several weeks (unfortunately).  I’m starting to wonder if the whole laptop thing is really worth it.  At least when I had a desktop, I could fix it myself.  I didn’t need to get someone else to send it away for repairs. Enough complaining, though.  As I was saying, a few good things happened.  Number one with a bullet is I finished the Nanowrimo challenge.  Once again, I was able to get done in 20 days.  My final total was 50,076.  I […]

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