November 30, 2017

Damn, it’s over. I am so relieved, and yet also sad.

Relieved because, well, now I do not have to stress about writing a minimum of 1,667 words per day (which is a weird combination of preposterous and so very doable). Sad because, beyond the stress and the writer's block and the lack of plan (why, p...

November 28, 2017

Ah, the homestretch, the finish line.

Not sure what else to say about Week 4, honestly. I feel like week 4 is either the luxurious end of that ride I (so brilliantly) used as an analogy in last week's post. Or it's you being suspended upside down after it malfunctions.

Fun analogy right?

I am (mostly)...

November 21, 2017

I like week 3. I mean, considering the panic and desperation of Week 2, that should not come as much of a surprise. But week 3 is calmer, honestly. I have, as a Pantser, accepted my Pantsing faults and pitfalls, and have resigned myself to just writing what I can write, even if that writing is me ta...

November 7, 2017

I've been participating in NaNoWriMo since 2008 (I know,I'm old), and each year my pre-planning process has been a little bit different. Some years, the weeks/days leading up to November 1st included in-depth and intricate research on things like celestial events and how often they occurred and the...

July 12, 2017

What Are You Reading Wednesdays is a weekly book-blogging meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The concept is simple, answer the following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you'll read next?

July 28, 2016

Dear Lovely Potential Creators,

         I'm the A of JAF (no, it's not just a random string of letters we've come up with), though I've been known to go by any variation of my actual name (including some outliers) which is long, Arabic, means 'deer,' is often mispronounced and will probably never be...

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