December Write Day: NaNo is Over, but I barely Noticed

I’m sensing a pattern here, in that each month seems to pass more quickly than the last.

This post is a week late because I wanted to finish “The Grand Mythos”, so we’re already almost halfway through December. Oh well.

November was solid. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and we had a nice time with family, but I’ve also taken some interesting steps on the writing front.

Not only did I finish publishing my mythic fantasy series, but I’ve also started writing my short story. Continue reading “December Write Day: NaNo is Over, but I barely Noticed”

Haiku Friday – Decompress

“Decompress”

End of day tension.

Neck crack. Exhale — temple rub.

Hope for no emails.

I went to a conference in Chicago for work this week. The conference was a great experience, and I stayed in downtown Chicago and got to wander around a bit on Tuesday night. But after being stuck at Midway for 8 hours on Wednesday and dealing with canceled, delayed, and re-booked flights, I still felt like I was recovering on Thursday. This coming weekend is very much welcome.

Hence, the non-post 🙂

Steve D

August Write Day: Trying to Get over the Wall

July flew by. We were out of town a couple of weekends, and I went to Chicago for about 36 hours for work. It seems like that type of quick business trip for conferences and such will be a new normal for me. I’m going back to Chicago next week for not very long.

I’m not against it. It just means I need to take those trips into consideration when I’m thinking about my writing goals. Writing while traveling is hard. Writing on business trips and basically being “on” for work for the duration of the trip is nigh impossible.

So, July was a good writing month, but not a great one. Continue reading “August Write Day: Trying to Get over the Wall”