TWITL – week forty-eight – looking back at #NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month is over! Falling Into Place is the longest novel I’ve ever written (not including the still unfinished three-parter story I started a couple of years ago) and therefore the longest novel ever for National Novel Writing Month. It’s a first person point of view romance, alternating between the two characters. I…

TWITL – week forty-seven – near the end of #NaNoWriMo

Sully on Thanksgiving Day It was an awesome week off from work! I hit the 50,000 words on my story and am currently at about 63,000 words (and counting). We saw Justice League (thank you for the shirtless Jason Momoa and Henry Cavill!). We had dinner at home for Thanksgiving. I bought too many things…

TWITL – week forty-six – in the #NaNoWriMo groove

I’m off for Thanksgiving week and I am utterly thankful for it! Last week’s highlights include: Working on my National Novel Writing Month novel. I’ve slowed down in parts and I think I didn’t even hit the usual average one day but as of yesterday I was still quite above pace. My story is probably…

TWITL – week forty-five – middle of #NaNoWriMo

I’ve slowed down a bit on the writing. I wanted to be further in my story by now. The word count is still ahead of pace and if I keep going, I should have the novel finished before the month’s end. It’s my goal! I also want to write more than the 50,000, which is…

TWITL – week forty-four – #NaNoWriMo is here!

Glorious times, National Novel Writing Month is here! I’ve started writing and I’ve somehow written over 18,000 words in five days. How is that possible?! My characters are very talkative. Also, Simon Kassianides is very inspiring. Sully on Blindspot It is definitely different using a different actor to play my main male character but it…

TWITL – week forty-three – counting down to #NaNoWriMo

should I step into the light take that breath reveal the very heart of me should I face those fears banish the doubts take that chance to shine should I let go chase that dream teasing me just beyond my reach Just a few more days and I will be writing my latest story for…

TWITL – week forty-two – the answer

has he been drifting satisfied in solitude denying his heart Random musings I am super anxious to start my National Novel Writing Month story. I don’t know if all this “pre-writing” is helping me. Well, maybe it is in that I’m getting a feel for the characters. It’s a nice test of which secondary characters…

TWITL – week forty-one – end of break

maybe you know why each dream seeps with restless themes reaching for your heart Fall Break is over! The kids out here go back to school tomorrow after two weeks of vacation. I took two long weekends, which was great! Last weekend was for the MIL’s memorial; this weekend was for fun. I mostly didn’t…

TWITL – week forty – long weekend

does he dream of her the way she whispers his name her smile just for him The new trailer is out for Justice League and FINALLY they’re showing Henry Cavill. It’s only a small bit but it’s enough to squeeze your heart. Plus goodness me, how handsome is he? ::swoons:: I’m excited to see the…

how much can a heart take…

The massacre in Las Vegas at the end of the Route 91 Harvest music festival fills me anger and sorrow, rage and despair. I went to bed on Sunday night knowing something had happened and woke up on Monday morning to utter heartbreak and death. As far as I know, my country music loving concert…

TWITL – week thirty-nine – fall break ahead

let me feel you close your soft breath warm on my skin your touch such a thrill Happy October! It doesn’t feel like autumn quite yet but the temperatures have cooled ever so slightly, thank goodness. Fall Break has begun for the schoolchildren out here, which means the student parking lot across the street will…