CAMPNANOWRIMO PROGRESS I'm making progress. Definitely. It's Day 7 of camp and my word count is now 11,039. Before I started writing, I set four goals for myself in order to complete this challenge. Some goals are coming along a little better than others: I haven't been able to write first thing in the morning most days; … Continue reading Day 7 of CampNaNoWriMo and Day 2 of Teachers Write!
7,612 WORDS SO FAR This idea is now officially a work in progress! (I'm not so sure how much sense these few thousand words make just yet, but they're there, all in one document, in some kind of an order. They're a beginning.) As I promised myself, I'm not doing any editing work until I've finished writing … Continue reading Day 2 – 7,612 words
IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED... I've tried this challenge of writing a novel in one month a few times before. Each of those times, I have been unsuccessful. But hey, nothing says "hopeless optimist" like dusting yourself off and trying again, right? All jokes aside, I know that successfully completing this challenge is possible and … Continue reading Don’t forget to write! Going to summer camp at CampNaNoWriMo
A while ago (around 14 years ago!) I started writing a short story inspired by the Mariah Carey Christmas song, "All I Want For Christmas Is You." Through the years the story has stuck with me and every once in a while I reread it or added a little bit to it. I have always … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas Is You