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…

TWITL – week thirty-seven – prepping for #NaNoWriMo

daydreams that wander maybe leading to something more than wistful sighs I’ve begun the prep work on my next National Novel Writing Month story. I know, it’s a little early, but I like to pretend to be prepared. I also like having a notebook on hand and writing when something comes to me. I’m trying…

TWITL – week thirty-six – how do you remember

do you forget the trying times the complications the drawn out drama do you forget the selfishness the childishness the constant bid for attention do you forget the sacrifice the lows and highs the weakness and the strength how do you balance how do you honor how do you remember So I had a whole…

now you are gone

To my mother-in-law, Peace now to your soul. Thank you for raising a wonderful son. I am most grateful to you for that. Your daughter-in-law now you are gone with summer’s wane the stars shone bright when night turned morning the dark skies waited for one last breath now you are gone