Tag Archives: Writing

2011 in Review

I’m a little slow at noticing things, and I just came across this cool report that WordPress puts together for bloggers.  Thought I’d post it, since Im also slow in writing another new post, and thank everyone of you who … Continue reading

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Dead As a Door-nail

We spent this past weekend at my brother and sister-in-law’s near Richmond, and both Saturday and Sunday, we watched as vultures gathered on a dead tree in my brother’s back yard.  In a house filled with old people, that’s not … Continue reading

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Do We Have To Do This Now?

I hate confrontation.  My family knows that about me, and I’m pretty sure most, if not all, of my friends do, too.  I especially hate confrontation when it involves people I care about.  I’m not usually one to air my … Continue reading

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More Windows and a Progress Report

It is nearly 10 A.M. and I’ve yet to start on my novel today, so I’m not expecting a big word count.  Yesterday I managed to get 4, 235 words written, though, for a grand total of 25, 959.  That … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Do Something Already!

It is day four of my writing adventure.  Yes, I know it is 9:37 and I’ve yet to write a word on my novel today, but in a minute I’ll take Lady Macbeth‘s advice to her husband and “screw my … Continue reading

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Progress Report #1

“How many words did you write today?” my husband asked when he walked in from work last night. “Five thousand three hundred fifty seven,” I said. “Wow, that sounds like a lot.  Congratulations!  About how many words do you think … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

This is the first day of NaNoWriMo, and I’m not going to leave the house.  I’m even giving up my t’ai chi class.  Yep, have to make sacrifices.  Tomorrow I have a committee meeting that will last for three hours … Continue reading

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