Week in Review: St. Jude Marathon and NaNoWriMo

This week both NaNoWriMo and the St. Jude Marathon happened, both are the culmination of a great deal of work. I’m pleased to say that my adorable husband had a great race. He’s trained for a year and I couldn’t be prouder. Here he is coming into the finish: My own NaNoWriMo adventure is less…

Week in Review: Thanksgiving and Progress

This week we decided to forgo Thanksgiving and just write and eat healthfully. In retrospect, that was a mistake. Holidays are important for our mental health. Next year we will do Thanksgiving. I hit 60 days of healthy eating today. Weightloss slowed but it’s not hard to keep eating healthfully this way. Like writing, health…

Week in Review: Lost In Stories

Locket Load is a new short story I am working on. The main character is a dedicated agronomist who rebels against petty rules on a distant planet. She wants to stay home and create a better world, but she may not be able to. While hiking, I found myself musing about her problems. Through the…

Week in Review

This week in review. I’m finally feeling a bit better physically. I hope this will improve my productivity. NaNoWriMo started this week and I got a bit of a slow start. This weekend and Election Day will also put a damper on my word counts because I am a volunteer for one of the campaigns. In…

Setting My Course For a New Challenge

I broke my blog streak and this sent me into a spiral of sadness before my writing friends pulled me out of it. What I needed to do, they said, is start a new challenge, but make it weekly rather than daily. That sounds good to me, so this is my new challenge. Every Friday…