Cleaning House Before NaNoWriMo

How many people out there are participating in NaNoWriMo? Raise your hands. Wow, that's a lot! Good for you! Those of you who are NOT participating probably have a variety of reasons for skipping it this year: You're already in the middle of another project and don't want to break your momentum to start something …

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The Art of Procrastination

This post is all about procrastination. In fact, my purpose for writing this post is so I can avoid working on my poem-in-progress and/or editing the first draft of my completed novel. Procrastination is an art. Well, it is if you work at it enough. All the things I ordinarily don't want to do suddenly …

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Goodbye NaPoWriMo, Hello May

National Poetry Writing Month is officially over, and along with a feeling of happiness that I completed the challenge, there is also a bit of sadness. Sure, I can write more poetry. I can write poetry every day if I'd like. I'm sad to see the end of NaPoWriMo because it's back to reality for …

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I #AmWriting

If someone asked me, I'd tell them I haven't written anything in three months, but that isn't entirely true. I haven't written as much as I would like. I haven't worked on the projects I feel I should be working on. But I've written. (A little.) To tell you the truth, I've been down on …

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