Yesterday, this was almost accurate. Looming deadlines… frustrations… and lack of sleep was NOT my friend. Several things that happened last year put me way… way… way behind schedule – which has affected every project since and had me on edge for awhile now. It also means that the last 10 months have been a mad … More Deadlines… Daily Word Counts… and Doses of Reality…
I have to laugh about this… I mean, I really just have to laugh about it… because if I don’t laugh, then I might start crying and then I’ll never get anything done. First, a bit of back-story: We moved last April/May. Since then, it has been a juggling act between unpacking, remodeling, rushing off … More The irony of writing in a house filled with people
If you are anything like me, buying Christmas gifts can be a daunting task. You have to know what everyone wants. You have to keep track of colors, sizes, allergies, etc… It’s almost enough to suck the Christmas spirit right out of a person. OK… maybe that’s going a bit too far, but, it’s definitely … More 12 Christmas gift ideas for the writer in your life.
It has to be the strangest part of being a writer… I sat at my laptop, watching the trailer for the movie “Interstellar” the other night and thought about “Life After E.L.E.” and “The Taken”… my Dystopian and speculative novels. It is quite possibly the most surreal part of being a writer… As … More A Not so Parallel Universe… Or is it?
Over the last few days I have seen a lot of blogs, some that I’ve followed for quite a while, some that I have just begun following. And I am so amazed and grateful to find so many WONDERFUL bloggers out there lifting up God and sharing his love with the world! And to that … More Most Uplifting Blogger Award – And the award goes to…
Yes I just have to crow about it a bit! I’m excited! Celebrate with me! Oh man…now I’ll never get to sleep. Guess I’ll have to write some more! © J.C. Morrows 2013 Disclaimer: I have no control over the ads you may see below. I am sorry if any of the content is inappropriate. … More I WON!
I got an e-mail today from NaNoWriMo about the second week being so hard on us WriMos. Apparently the first week is flush with success and in the second week, we tend to slow down and start struggling. A friend of mine is also participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time this year and we … More ME vs HER: The Week 2 Blues!
I am taking a page out of a friend’s book. She wrote a post a day or so ago about how discouraged she had become over her word count in NaNoWriMo. LINK I have also found myself becoming discouraged about my word count and I realized something this morning (after she pointed it out to … More Happy Sunday!
30 Days of posts has already broken me. I am completely void of any ideas… So you have to suffer some of my randomness. How does an octopus go to war? … … … … Well-Armed What kind of horses go out after dusk? … … … … Nightmares! Had enough goofy jokes yet? Are … More I have run out of post ideas…
Have you ever worked up to a midnight deadline? The scramble before midnight is a sight to behold. I found this silly picture of owls some time ago and decided it needed to be NaNoed. I think it’s a pretty accurate depiction but what do you think? At any rate, on to the midnight madness. … More Midnight Madness… NaNoNuts!