This will be my 7th year participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo for short). After last year’s challenges, I said I’d take a break this year … but I couldn’t do it. I’m hooked. The lure is too strong.
Mark your calendars and get your one-click ready.
I’ve been quiet lately. But I’ve been hard at work revising Divided and working on a new short story for this year’s Thrill of the Hunt Anthology: Buried Alive.
I thought I was Superwoman.
I was wrong.
I’m excited to announce that the Musings & Mayhem Podcast is officially LIVE!!! (Cue anxiety!!) It’s imperfect, but as my sweet friend says, “Done is beautiful.” And it is–done AND beautiful.
Cancer sucks. It’s one of those universal truths. But what we don’t talk about is what happens after cancer. After it’s “cured”. That weird, ever-present anxiety that creeps up on you and doubles-down around testing.
As I’ve learned, life’s best plans go awry. Thankfully my new lifestyle allows me to (somewhat) expect the unexpected. Having a sick kid home from school for days, plus visits to the pediatrician, and a surprise ER visit would normally cause a shit-ton of anxiety.
Risk: Fortune Favors the Bold Each year a dear friend pulls words for the new year for her family and friends. It is a generous, and often eerily accurate, annual tradition. More often than not, the word picked at random from hundreds resonates with its intended recipient. My word for 2019 Read more…
Changes Things have been moving ahead at lightning speed at the Musings & Mayhem headquarters! I am now 100% self-employed–which is equal parts terrifying and awesome! This gives me more time to focus on my favorite thing–writing–but also gives me time to explore other things I enjoy. I work freelance Read more…
Narrowing the 60+ books I read in 2018 to fewer than 10 was impossible, as always. So I did the best I could.
October is on it’s way out and my favorite time of year nears–NaNoWriMo!
Yes, that nail-biting, angst-ridden, why-in-hell-did-I-sign-up-for-this-again excitement that is National Novel Writing Month.