12 Lessons Learned With NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month

Two months ago, I was hugging a hoodoo in Utah and smiling toward the camera when the phone rang.  “We would like to offer you a spot in our MFA Creative Nonfiction program.”  Not sure if I heard her correctly, I asked, “Does this mean I’ve been accepted?” Accepted indeed, I realized the real work … More 12 Lessons Learned With NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month

The Honeymoon Is Over and I Joined an Australian Support Group

NaNoWriMo (National Book Writing Month) started Sunday morning at the stroke of midnight, and while people around the world waited by the clock to start punching keys, I gave myself the luxury of a 4:30 wake up. 4:30 felt more like 5:30 this Sunday and I was ready, with daylight savings on my side. In … More The Honeymoon Is Over and I Joined an Australian Support Group