Daylight Savings Time

Sunday I woke up and thought I slept in later than usual and it took me until 2:00 pm to realize that we gained an hour last night. Yes, Daylight Savings Time happened without me knowing. The question is will I remember to change the clock on my car dash this year. Maybe I shouldn’tContinue reading “Daylight Savings Time”

The Day Job

Are you an aspiring writing who still has a day job? Well, you’re not alone. There are a lot of self published and contracted writers who have another job to support their lifestyles. Online platforms are making more of dreams come true but it’s still only a small percent of us. Besides, some of usContinue reading “The Day Job”

Winter Writing Blues

The colder temperatures up North have crept in over the past few weeks and my body feels it every year. Weather changes equal the yuck. I curled up in my blankets but not to enjoy the start of the Holiday season. It’s because my body goes into denial every time we move into a newContinue reading “Winter Writing Blues”

Day #3 of NaNoWriMo

All things need time. I have to say the break from my novel might have been a good thing. I left the piece feeling like I was paddling around in a circle. That circle was called the introduction. I wrote, and rewrote. Nothing sat right. Everything I ended the intro, I moved onto the nextContinue reading “Day #3 of NaNoWriMo”

Return of the Novel!

Does pulling a Cinderella count before Midnight? Yes, I had a few hours to go before the clock struck midnight and I finally made it to my keyboard. The important thing is not the full Monday crash that happened around dinner time with the sniffles. Maybe it was the sight of our first flurries. ThisContinue reading “Return of the Novel!”

November NaNoWriMo!

Last night, meant a special Halloween Dinner after making my husband run around to several different stores. There’s nothing like a kettle full of cheap beer steaming Atlantic crab. Good thing they didn’t know I purchased after suffering sticker shock of another box mislabeled sitting next to them. I wanted a romantic dinner but notContinue reading “November NaNoWriMo!”

Happy Halloween!

All things spooky, all day is finally here! Happy Halloween! This is also the last day of Ink and Preptober. The last word prompt of the month might make today interesting. Our word is Risk. Imagine all the kinds of things you could do with words, especially if you use method acting. However, as IContinue reading “Happy Halloween!”

Saturday Slithers

I feel an hourly countdown in the early morning hours today. I’m up before the sun starts to rise in the east and I’m full of ideas. Whether or not I stay awake long enough to do them is another question. I must be excited about my free weekend. The first thing I’m going toContinue reading “Saturday Slithers”

Day #28 Out For a Walk with Today’s Word – Crispy

I let out a long huff of warm air and watch as a cloud bubbles out in front of me. Walking down the empty streets it looks like Mother Nature exhaled over the lawns. There’s a small glitter over the white tipped lawns as the sun slowly rises behind me. I close my eyes andContinue reading “Day #28 Out For a Walk with Today’s Word – Crispy”

Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark

The middle of the week is here and I’ve spent the beginning of the week cleaning out old storage boxes. Yes, when I have a deadline or have a book to write my house gets clean like any other writer. Right now, it looks more like a disaster but dusting off the inside of boxesContinue reading “Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark”

Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect

The last week of Preptober and Inktober is coming to an end. Are all of your stories ready for NaNoWriMo? I feel like I’m cramming for a college final. I ask myself the same question over and over – where am I going with this story? The other part of my brain is negotiating withContinue reading “Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect”

Things That Go Splat!

The week of Halloween is here! I have my fake flickering orange and black candelabras going next to my creepy black tree and haunted house. My mind is on vampire and werewolf stories. My mini brains in a jar and Frankenstein minions are on the shelf waiting for homes. Did you get in your partiesContinue reading “Things That Go Splat!”