Writer's Desk Updates

2020 – What a World

So, I’ve not posted since last year and so much has happened in my personal life and in the world at large. Becoming a middle school teacher and adjusting to being a first-year teacher ate into a lot of my mental energy to the point that writing was non-existent. Now that the school year is

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NaNoWriMo 2019

This is the first time, in a long time, that I did not hit my NaNo goal of 50,000 words. So much chaos in my personal life (most of it good) happened toward the middle of October and, as such, I couldn’t get the traction going that I wanted. I will put forth my best

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Camp NaNoWriMo (April 2019)

So, this will be my second soiree into the world of NaNoWriMo Camps. Last year, I joined the July camp, made a cabin (because I’m an ML and thought it the right thing to do), made it open to the public, and set a goal. Alas, I didn’t reach my goal because July turned out

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – Final Thoughts

This NaNo was rather interesting in that I became a “pantster” again after a long time of being the organized everything in its place kind of writer. This was a blessing and a curse because I was more distracted and disorganized throughout the entire month. I barely managed to squeak in with my 50,000 at

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NaNo Update: Nov 25-30

November 25 No writing today either. Worked my first job in the morning and my second one in the evening. If I didn’t need money so badly I wouldn’t be running myself ragged,   November 26 I did a lot of sleeping. Four days of working retail during the Thanksgiving holiday/Black Friday is draining. Managed

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NaNo Update: Nov 18-24

November 18 No writing today. Too exhausted to write. Working two jobs is really draining.   November 19 Back to the grind. Let’s see how far I go. Got a little done but not as much as I wanted.   November 20 Nada. Yep, this is becoming a bad trend. Tomorrow is an all day

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NaNo Update: Nov 11-17

November 11 Although I’m extremely tired from working an 8-hour cashier shift today, I’m going to put my nose to the grindstone and get to writing. I’m already behind and I can’t afford to fall anymore off the pace.   November 12 Slow is the tortoise when it begins, but it can beat the hare and

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