Word by Word

Creating myself one word at a time.

Row 80

I can’t believe we’re already two weeks in and only two weeks from the start of National Novel Writing Month. Crazy! Tomorrow I return to a semi-normal schedule with the kids going back to school and I to work. While I’m feeling the pressure to be ready with my research and novel prep by November …

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Row 80

It is now Thursday. I missed the ROW80 midweek check-in on Wednesday, but I have good reason! My Internet connection was out all day. ALL DAY! I was saved from total Internet isolation by my iPhone, so I could at least check all the social media sites. There is a theory that I’m putting together. …

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I learned a very important lesson this weekend. You can sing every word of Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” like it’s 1995, but that doesn’t mean you can still party like you’re a junior in high school. My friends and I hit a local club to hear My So Called Band, who covers 90’s music. We danced. …

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It’s only been two days, but I’m feeling good about my goals. Okay, well, the writing/researching portion. I’ve completed two hours of research so far this week and I already have another hour portioned off for tonight. That brings me to three and I’ve got another four days to go…feelin’ good! This time researching is …

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There is nothing like public knowledge to keep you accountable to goals, unless you’re a politician. That’s for another blog post though. Thanks to my good friend, Nicole Evelina, I’ve discovered the “Round of Words in 80 Days” challenge. Well, I’m joining the ROW80 team and aim to achieve a few goals. First, I’m going …

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