Tag: winner

Career, Finance, Freelancing

When Quitting Equals Winning

Quitting the Game

People like to refer to life as a game or competition. The winners are the ones who accumulate the most or best things, achieve the most success, or attain the most power. That’s the conventional wisdom, anyway, which means that most of us are playing a game we’ll never win. We’ll never have a lot …

Creativity, Novel Writing

Final NaNoWriMo Update

Firework

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 …