I began writing a new novel before I finished writing the one I have been working on for the past 2 years because, of course I did. It is the writer's curse to potentially be inundated with an infinite number of ideas, but only have a finite amount of time to write them down. Sometimes, [...]
I am sitting on my front porch, watching the robins in my neighbourhood having their nightly feast. It is really quite remarkable to behold. They aren't simply hopping around and pecking at the ground for a quick meal of worms or low laying insects. These birds are engaged in some very impressive aerial gymnastics as [...]
Write with Intention - Nanowrimo 2019
I gotta tell you, I am so tired lately. I am back to work full time and find myself struggling to stay awake long enough on the train to write one complete sentence; for I know that once I get home, it's a countdown to bedtime. A time, mind you, that seems to be getting [...]
Reflections on a month that flew by too fast and a goal I felt slipping away
Yay! I mean, yay... right? My first week of Nanowrimo 2018 was not the dynamic incredible word count producing week I thought it would be, and honestly, I am kind of disappointed with myself. Yes, I know that I should not be down on myself, but at this point, I can't help it. I was [...]
We flashed back to a simpler time. And saw a big ship!
So, my WIP is all but complete and there is this little voice in the back of my mind saying, "Grimes....you know your mother cannot read this, right?" It was actually my brother's voice and he was saying, "I can't wait to read your book, but you're gonna have to redact all the sex parts." [...]
Ouch! Careful, I'm sensitive.