I have fallen off the map

So. Funny thing about November: I disappear from everywhere while I am in NaNoWriMo mode, and I’m starting to hit that slump. Good news, though: I’m at 37k and chugging along! This will be a traditional post of sorts. I did a new thing. If you’re in the U.S. and you shop for groceries atContinue reading “I have fallen off the map”

NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #1

For seven of the last twelve years, I have participated in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. If you are new to the blog or the writing world, NaNoWriMo is simple: write a novel between November 1 and 30 with a minimum length of 50,000 words including all-new content. The idea is to write aContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #1”

It’s peanut butter frosting time, peanut butter frosting time

I know I said I was going to share NaNoWriMo excerpts this month. I will, I promise. However, I am at a measly 1900 words and have not decided how much I will share just yet. Once I get my ducks in a row, the first excerpt will go up on November 8. For today,Continue reading “It’s peanut butter frosting time, peanut butter frosting time”

Add to cart: how I, a smug suburbanite, ended up with a ukulele

Once upon a time in a small town in rural Virginia, a tween girl rented a movie from the video store called Josie and the Pussycats. The glam, the sass, the soundtrack and the whole package enticed her. While this was far from her first venture into a passion for music, it sealed the deal.Continue reading “Add to cart: how I, a smug suburbanite, ended up with a ukulele”