How Not Writing a Novel During National Novel Writing Month Made Me A Better Writer

 I don’t write novels. Never have. Never will. But every year since 2011 I’ve signed up for NaNoWriMo, and I’ve won it 5 out of those 8 years. This was a winning year. I validated last Friday and high-fived myself. I do it mainly to increase my stamina and endurance as a writer. I think … Continue reading How Not Writing a Novel During National Novel Writing Month Made Me A Better Writer

Crank Time

Here in Pennsylvania it rained. All day. G is so sick she sat on the couch and binge-watched DVR-ed episodes of Long Island Medium  and drank copious amounts of hot water laced with coconut oil and raw honey. She is really sick. I did 47 loads of laundry, went to the ATM, and to the … Continue reading Crank Time