“Thirty days and nights of literary abandon.”   November 1st is the start of National Novel Writing Month NaNoWriMo.  This year I am going to participate and write in honor of my brother. I first heard about NaNoWriMo five years ago, and used the general principles to write my first middle grade story.  I’d been filling notebooks with stories for years, but I did it strictly for the fun of it.  Suddenly I wanted to do more and NaNo… Read more »

  Do you ever have one of those days where you just cannot think? You read the same sentence over and over, but it just doesn’t compute. You walk into a room only to forget why you went there. You sit through an entire lecture or conversation only to realize it’s over and you don’t know what happened. That was me this past week. My brain was zombified mush. I felt like Dory, the little fish in Finding Nemo who… Read more »