Sometimes bad years happen to good people. Sometimes good years happen and everything seems to fall into place in just the right way at just the right time. At the start of a new year, you never know how it’s going to pan out. The key, I think, to surviving both is being grateful for the good you have, even if it doesn’t seem as plentiful as you’d like. Chances are, if you start thinking about it, you’ll find you have more to be grateful for than you realize.
…during my Official Year of Revisions.
I got ambushed by a Shiny New Idea and wrote a new novel in six weeks during September and October.
Revisions? What revisions?
This was month #11 in my continuing mission to READ MOAR. This month I read 1 adult novel and 3 young adult books.
So, here I am, the morning of November 30, 2011 and forced to admit defeat. I’m at 34,114 words on my NaNoWriMo project with a full day at work ahead of me. Clearly, that 16K I need to finish isn’t going to happen. However, I did win the last two years so I know I can do it (and will do it again next year!).
I’m beginning to think the month of November is out to get me. First a giant snowstorm and week-long blackout to kick off the month. Then a crazy week of trying to wrap up my former contracting job. Now this week starting a new job and commute and thus having to do a 180 on […]