Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

It’s Starting To Smell A Lot Like… Writing

It’s getting close to that time of year… No, not the holidays! National Novel Writing Month!

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I’ve done no prep, I’ve barely managed to check in with my home region on the NaNoWriMo boards, but I guess I’m pushing forward. I’ve hesitated signing up for 2017. Between the broadcasting, and the business stuff, and the house duties — plus working around my husband who has also begun working from home full time; there’s not a ton of time to slot writing 50K words into the mix. But I really don’t want to end the streak: I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo since 2004 – 12 of those years I successfully crossed the 50K line. Taking a year off from it feels wrong, even if I have been saying for most of the year that I’m not sure I can handle the challenge this year.

I guess we’ll find out. 😉

A Late December Update

Update

Update

I have done a terrible job of updating in the past few weeks. I can’t point to any one thing; I think burning the candle at both ends just overwhelmed me. I did the Five Scarf Challenge in Oct, the Five Hat Challenge in Nov while also completing NaNoWriMo 2016, and then starting the last week of November, after finishing NaNoWriMo a few days ahead of schedule, I began knitting every day, almost all day, trying to complete a bunch of gifts for the holidays. Continue reading