What was I thinking deciding to participate in NaNoWriMo?
What. Was. I. Thinking?
The skin on the tips of my fingers is practically all gone, rubbed away from hours spent typing at my computer. My posture has suffered more than I want to admit… it was perfect in September, outstanding in October, and it’s reached Quasimodo levels of bad now in November. And maybe it’s just me, but I never thought I would hate the sound of someone typing on a keyboard as much as I currently do. But, on the upside, my novel is well underway. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up”
I’ve finally graduated from university in creative writing. Well, to be fair, it was official a while ago but I actually have the diploma to prove it now. I spent the better part of my day in a stuffy hall with 500 of my peers (of which I only recognized six), dressed in heavy black robes that made us all look like we were off to Hogwarts. All of the women had sleek dresses, high heels, and amazing hair and makeup. The men had their pressed shirts, dress pants, and polished shoes on. Continue reading “So Long School, Hello Life!”
It’s never easy quitting a job.
Ok, that’s a lie. Some jobs are only too easy to quit, and the real challenge is trying to stick them out.
Fortunately that wasn’t the case with the job I left today. I’ve worked as a journalist for Shalom Life for just over a year now. This Jewish lifestyle publication took a chance on me, a Wiccan writer, when no one else would and I’ll forever be grateful to them. They showed me the ropes of journalism, helped me build up my portfolio, and allowed me to work with some incredible people. I’m definitely going to miss them. Continue reading “Onwards And Upwards… I Hope”
It’s weird to have this site actually up and running. I’ve been talking about launching one for so long that to finally see it online and operational feels a bit surreal. A good surreal, but surreal nonetheless. Continue reading “Mission Statements And Nightmares, But Not In That Order”