Category Archives: Goals

Post-NaNo 2019 Ruminations

This year has been rough, and I know I’m not the only one to feel that way. By the time NaNoWriMo (NaNo) rolled around, I had broken pretty much every pattern I used to keep moving forward and was a … Continue reading

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Making NaNo Work Around My Disability in 2019

I normally spend the month of November talking about NaNoWriMo or (inter)National Novel Writing Month (NaNo for short), and I may write about it a little or a lot. This year, we’re in the final week–rather the final days–and I … Continue reading

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The Post-NaNo 2018 Report (Some Thoughts on Challenges)

I’d love to tell you a miracle happened and I somehow managed to cross the 50k line and keep my streak going. It shouldn’t be a surprise it didn’t. There is some value, however, in letting this trend go. When … Continue reading

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Goals to Start the New Year: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

Goals are interesting things with a mutable nature. When I first set out goals for myself each year, it was easy. Whether I made them or not, I had something to strive for and I could always tweak them as … Continue reading

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NaNo 2012: The Final Word

I ended up completing my NaNo one day early with 50,202 words after a rough journey. The book is complete, but I don’t like the ending point as it’s a downer, so I plan to add another scene (or rather … Continue reading

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