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Have you ever had a goal that seems to hover just out of reach? I’m talking about those last five pounds that you can’t shed, that last $1000 of debt that hangs over your head, that last month of pregnancy when everyone assumes you should’ve had the baby, yet you feel like it’s never going to happen. 724 more words


NaNoWriMo - two months on

Regular readers may recall (and are perhaps a little tired of reading about), my participation in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) last November, in which I managed to complete the goal of writing a 50,000 novel by month’s end. 1,416 more words

Thoughts & Miscellany

Thoughts on NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month.

Every November, for the past few years, tens of thousands of people have signed up, gone to writer groups, and made a pact to write 50,000 words in one month. 1,008 more words



–  always welcomed on my blog. I thought I knew what really worked for me, but as a novice writer I don’t. It’s an never ending process of learning the craft of writing and rewriting. 166 more words


If We Were Having Coffee... On January 24

Hello! Nice to see you!

Come on, sit down, and warm up. It’s snowing outside and everything’s gone quiet. My entire garden is covered with a white blanket and it looks so serene. 1,501 more words


Get Writing!

I often call myself a ‘closet’ writer as I have been wary about sharing my passion. Over the years I’ve gone from writing for myself to writing for my friends to recently sharing my work with strangers. 632 more words

100k In 100days

Better to wear out?

One of my granny’s favourite sayings, as relayed by my mother was, ‘It’s better to wear out than rust out’. Thinking about this in the light of the past few months, I have started to wonder if this is true. 467 more words