Today is November 30th, which means that writers and knitters around the world are making a last frantic push to reach their 50,000 goal.Eight years ago I successfully participated in NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. Every November, would-be novelists sign up on the site and pledge to write 50,000 words during the month. That's … Continue reading November is acronym soup month: NaNoWriMo and NaKniSweMo
Ugh, already making adjustments to the 2018 goals. Making time to write every day is tough when there are errands to do and, let's be honest, fun to be had with friends and family. How about this, instead of vowing to write every day, I vow to write at least once a week and guarantee … Continue reading Best-laid plans
... that is the question a lot of us are asking ourselves today. This year I'm choosing to set only those goals I feel I can really achieve. I weighed the various options, checked them all for gauge (couldn't resist the knitting analogy), and found only a couple really fit the bill. These were the … Continue reading To resolve or not to resolve …
I'm sad to say that I don't yet have a finished object to share. The knitting part is done on the Swirl, but now comes all the tedious weaving in of ends. I've already put more than three hours into this endeavor, and I don't think I'm quite half way through. There are loads of ends. … Continue reading Naknicromo day 21: Share your progress!
What a day! My region is in the midst of an historic blizzard, which will result in 2 to 2 1/2 feet of snow being dumped on us by the time it winds down late tonight. This same storm brought coastal flooding and treacherous freezing rain and sleet to some areas south of me, and … Continue reading Naknicromo day 14: Share your progress!