Monthly Archives: October 2011

Identity crisis

Okay. This week I didn’t even come close to my ROW80 goal of 1,000 words/day. I probably got 2,000 words over the course of the entire week. The problem? I am having a writing identity crisis. I finished up Act … Continue reading

Posted in writing | 14 Comments

ROW80 challenge: going strong

My ROW80 challenge is to write 1,000 words a day. Thursday 10/13: Wrote 1019 words by 6:20 am… then kept writing to finish up the scene by 6:54 with 1435 words. Exciting! Friday 10/14: 107 words. Yeah, I’m not missing … Continue reading

Posted in writing | Tagged | 3 Comments

Book review: Juliet by Anne Fortier

What Works I was wrong. Not completely wrong, but wrong enough. I expected Juliet: a Novel to be sappy, half-hearted, and predictible. Being pregnant, my sappy meter isn’t working 100%, but I suspect I would have enjoyed the book even … Continue reading

Posted in reading | Leave a comment

Three days of success!

My first three days of the ROW80 challenge have been successful! I reached my goal of 1,000 words every day, mostly by waking up at 5 am to write before the kids wake. I’ve made excellent progress on my novel. … Continue reading

Posted in writing | 5 Comments

Writing Goals: updated

My writing’s been a bit sporadic lately. Here and there, when I can, when I feel like it. Ha! That will never finish my book. A few months ago, I participated in the ROW80 challenge for a couple weeks, and … Continue reading

Posted in writing | 3 Comments

The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Writing

I’ve been able to write a couple thousand words this week. Completed the introduction and the first scene of the book, and made major headway into the second scene, which involves wrestling, falling in love, and failed ambitions. I’m also … Continue reading

Posted in Encyclopedia | 1 Comment

More brownies!

Good news! Baby #3 is well on its way! The newest brownie will come around April 6. Yep, there’s been lots of morning sickness. In the evening, of course. But far milder than it could have been, so that’s happy. … Continue reading

Posted in kids | 2 Comments