November 1st – NaNoWriMo

1,773 words today! Not a bad start...and since it is early enough in the day, I might get time to write again later.Ā  29 days to go. šŸ™‚ ~Melissa Posted from WordPress for Android

NaNoWriMo and Me

For a few years now, I've been deeply envious of all of the writers participating in NaNoWriMo. Ā I've admired the dedication it takes to commit to writing a FULL NOVEL in just a month. Ā I've appreciated theĀ camaraderieĀ and support that NaNoWriMo offers its participants. Ā I've done all of these things -- from afar. This year, however, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo and Me

A Road Trip, Thomas Jefferson, and My Blog

Finally in front of a computer that successfully connects to the internet! From the Road I'm writing today from sunny South Carolina where a road trip (my first in a really long time) has taken me. Ā This trip seemed like a perfect way to spend a week or so of my summer vacation - exploring, … Continue reading A Road Trip, Thomas Jefferson, and My Blog

Writing in multiple languages?

Years ago (in high school and college) I took Spanish. Ā I could understand a lot, and speak a little. Ā I listened to Spanish radio in the car, and watched telenovellas on TV. Ā But one thing lead to another, and I didn't stay with it after college. Eventually, not having the need or the opportunity to … Continue reading Writing in multiple languages?

Sharing good news…

I have a poem appearing in a new anthology. Ā The anthology is a special edition put out by the publishers of theĀ River Poets Journal. Ā The poems selected for this anthology are all about/inspired by rivers. Ā My poem is called, "Imperfections Tickle." For more information aboutĀ River Poets Journal (or information about purchasing the book), click here: … Continue reading Sharing good news…

Time flies when you’re having fun…

As the school busses warm up their engines and the office supply stores prepare for the big upcoming rush, I hear so many people say the same thing..."Where did the summer go?" Ā Well, I am happy to report that I know exactly where my summer went this year...to the fabulous Jersey shore and then to … Continue reading Time flies when you’re having fun…

Readers and Writers Networking Sites…

In this constant struggle of mine to find (make) time for reading, writing, and discussion, I have joined a few sites online. Ā (As well as two book clubs which is a whole other story!) Ā  I am not sure if these sites will help me find more time or less, but I guess that only … Continue reading Readers and Writers Networking Sites…