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Category Archives: Novel

Goals (note: Not Resolutions!) 2012

i’ve been trying not to wander into the realm of “you’ve got to be kidding me” with the goals, but finally realized that i have no idea how much time any of the things in my life actually take. someone asked me to keep a time log to see where my time was going and […]

In which nothing happens

I understand that some people experience a kind post-Nano depression in December. I think I had it for a day or two – sort of like post-partum depression but without the grandparents all standing around worrying about whether the baby is perfect and telling you that it’s all your fault because god knows losing two […]

I may be crazy, but…

I did it. It’s not done, and it needs…I can’t even call it a rewrite. It needs a reorg to take care of the sort of wavy-hills of plot twists (rather than work up to a big climax or at least one minor one major). It needs an ending. I need to focus on one […]

I have *clearly* lost my mind

Okay, so with Ye Childe in school between 4 and 6 hours a day, I decided to go for it. I’m doing Nano, I’m doing the Writers Digest Poetry Chapbook Challenge, and I’m still teaching, and still mom-ing/cooking/laundering/etc. You’ll notice that cleaning is NOT on that list – the house looks like the last 7 […]