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Writing Marathon Weekend

Hey, I'm doing a writing marathon this weekend., just this minute. I wish It was Carol Lynch Williams's and Ann Dee Ellis's idea, and they're throwing a dinner if you meet your goal, so consider dumping everything and joining the marathon. Here's the link that tells what you have to do. It's free, and you set your own rules/goals, so how can you lose? I'm doing this because I need a deadline.   An excuse not to cook dinner or clean my house for three days is always nice, too. Do I need an excuse? No. But it sounds slightly better than the usual: my mom's a writer so it always looks like this around here. My goals for the marathon: finish my current polishing-up run-through of my novel and go back and fix all bajillion things I made notes to myself to fix, so I'll be ready by Monday to print out my WIP for yet another run-through. Goals are good, but you don't have to do a writing marathon to have t

Hello, Spring!

Saturday: 74 degrees and the magnolias popped.  Today: my poor, frozen magnolias. And what's left of the daffodils. Hello, Spring! April's writing goal: to finish my Barefoot revisions and send them to Steve by the end of the month.

Acquainted with Night

It's 12:15 am and I'm drinking green smoothie and writing a blog post. Robert Frost fit my mood. Simple, elegant, eloquent. And depressing. Perfect. Acquainted with the Night