Preptober & NaNoWriMo

Preptober. You see it everywhere. Or maybe I see it around because I am deep into YouTube for a project. October precedes November, aka National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). And now, the 31 days is the time to prep your space, your mind, your calendar, and your novel outline for November. For me, preparing forContinue reading “Preptober & NaNoWriMo”

Links & Loves for October

Links  How to write almost anything, from a great joke to a killer cover letter via Pocket — This is a collection of great articles about the craft of writing — Bookmark it.  The strategic side hustle via Harvard Business Review  Key quotation: “ …leaders who want to rise—and help their organizations thrive—need to find ways toContinue reading “Links & Loves for October”

So, I read…Verified Strangers by Lena Dunham

So, I read Verified Strangers, Lena Dunham’s romance novel after reading this article and reading the subsequent Twitter hubbub . Well, let me not lie. I read parts of it. For pandemic me, reading twenty chapters of anything is an investment of time and space. Right now, I cannot give up that much time forContinue reading “So, I read…Verified Strangers by Lena Dunham”

Links & Loves for September 2020

Here are some reads, websites, videos, and more that have given me joy and inspiration. Links worth a click, a read, or a listen: Will you allow underdog thinking to determine your next move? — Wanda Abney (via Creative Mornings) “In choppy seas, it’s better to mend the sails than return for a total refit.” (viaContinue reading “Links & Loves for September 2020”

The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (revised post)

Damnation, this blog post disappeared. I hate blogging. I hate technology and unreliable wifi. Damn you, Mercury Retrograde. Here’s my best recreation of what was an excellent damn post. Most of my life, I have been jealous and envious of other people. Don’t look at me like that. You have felt the same way too.Continue reading “The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (revised post)”