Unconnected, II

Unconnected, II

She didn’t understand the fuss behind the Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas controversy. For years, people had been shouting out Merry Christmas! to her best friend–a Jew–and he’d never said a word. Just pasted a smile and shouted back, Merry Christmas! “It’s the spirit of everything,” he’d tell her when she asked if he was annoyed. “They’re simply … Read More

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, The End

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, The End

Here we are–December 1, 2016–and NaNoWriMo ended as of 11:59 p.m last night. Just like last year, I managed to finish my 50,000 words by November 14, only two weeks in. And just like last year, I couldn’t walk away from the draft. I felt compelled to add a few more words here, and tweak … Read More

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, Day 12

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, Day 12

Author’s Note: The plan for November is to update my readers on my daily NaNoWriMo progress. It’s a way to connect with you, of course, but it helps keep me accountable, too. Please also note that I’ve added the date that NaNoWriMo predicts I will be done, assuming I keep my pace. The tally: 1. … Read More

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, Day 11

(2016 NaNoWriMo) Captain’s Log, Day 11

Author’s Note: The plan for November is to update my readers on my daily NaNoWriMo progress. It’s a way to connect with you, of course, but it helps keep me accountable, too. Please also note that I’ve added the date that NaNoWriMo predicts I will be done, assuming I keep my pace. The tally: 1. … Read More