Word by Word

Creating myself one word at a time.

Row 80

I decided to take a bit of a break after winning National Novel Writing Month because I’d pushed pretty hard. There was a lot of “around the house” stuff I needed to give some attention. Then, of course, there was the Thanksgiving cooking, Christmas decorating and present buying. All of this has given me the …

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There was travel during my work week again. Wednesday was a 14 hour day, so I lost a couple of days of writing. And blogging. And sleep. I decided I was going to try to crank out 7,000 words this weekend to make-up for lost productivity. I was getting a little panicked that this is …

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Well, the weekend of birthday madness is officially over and we all survived. The kiddo is now six and all the fun was had. Whew! I had a great week of writing until Friday and the weekend pretty much followed the same pattern as Friday. I was able to sit down this evening and struggle …

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It is another Sunday, the end of another weekend. I suffer from “end of weekend” depression usually, however I’m ending this one feeling pretty good. I aimed to spend a good bit of it writing and that’s just what I was able to do. I also discovered something interesting about the way I write. I’m …

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It only figures that with the start of NaNoWriMo, something I’ve planned to do for two months, would come some of the busiest work days requiring travel. With the death by water of my iPhone and a few other well-timed calamities have me questioning my relationship with the universe. But, I will overcome! Hyperbole aside, …

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I cannot seem to remember that today is Wednesday. All day I’ve thought it was either Tuesday (God forbid) or Thursday. I looked everywhere in my son’s school bag for his Thursday folder. Shocker. It wasn’t there because it is Wednesday. My ROW80 post on Sunday got a lot of comments and words of encouragement …

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My week this week was…unproductive to say the least. Long days at work and many family events during the evenings. It’s making me a little nervous with NaNo coming and things only getting busier. It’s just the time of year when things go into warp speed. We’re also mid-birthday party planning for the boy child. …

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