NaNoWriMo Day 12: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! You may have noticed (or not, which is also fine, you have been busy trying to get […]

NaNoWriMo Day 10: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! You’ve made it to day 10. How are you doing? Kickin’ ass? Barely getting by? Maybe […]

NaNoWriMo Day 9: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! Todays tip is brought to you by a rockin’ selection of music. At some point you […]

NaNoWriMo Day 7: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! At some point you’re going to need to step away from your project to breath and […]

NaNoWriMo Day 6: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! One concern that a participant mentioned today, and others may be feeling: After 6 days she […]

NaNoWriMo Day 5: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! If you’re with me now, congratulations! You’ve made it to your first NaNoWriMo weekend. Today’s tip […]

NaNoWriMo Day 4: Survival Tip of the Day

Many of my friends and acquaintances are currently in the midst of the sheer madness that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal: to write a book (yes, sir, that’s right a whole book) in (gasp) 30 days! Today’s survival tip is brought to you by the letters F, L & U. That’s right, […]

American Airlines and the Case of the Missing iPod

It is Tuesday afternoon and my family is on the final leg of a very long summer adventure. We are hours from home and the spirits of the Middle have been lifted again. Early yesterday morning, after waking up at 4 am to catch an early flight, our traveling carnival group of seven boarded an […]