I’ve been writing in one form or another my entire working life and there’s very little that I haven’t tried. First, it was marketing materials and grants. Then I transitioned into technical and corporate writing. I’ve written for blogs and online magazines, written evergreen content for websites, articles for newspapers and academic journals, textbooks, and […]
Well, it’s all over and I managed to eke out a win, with a little over 24 hours to spare. I will now spend the month of December napping and cleaning up the wreckage that is my office. (And the rest of my house, frankly.) It was fun, frustrating and, ultimately, fulfilling. I feel like […]
Week four and I can see the finish line. I’ve made a lot of progress this week and I’ve been able to come back from my deficit to pull at least even with where I need to be, if not a little ahead. Six full days to go, a long weekend ahead, and nothing to […]
Week three finds me in a much better mood. The sun has finally returned and, while I’m still behind on word count, I’m catching up. Even better, I feel that a decent percentage of these words don’t suck and may actually be salvageable after the month is over. Hurrah!
Oh, boy. So far, this is one of my worst years for staying on target. I’m still hoping to make a big push and win, but things are going to have to get better. Fast. I’ve had some unexpected work issues and had to make a trip out of town. The lousy weather isn’t helping. […]