Accomplishment

The radio silence is over. I wrote for 30 days, missing only a few to hit the 50,000 word goal for NaNoWriMo. The sense of accomplishment is overwhelming, but also extremely exciting. I doubted myself for a split second, especially on the days that the writing got tough and it felt more like a bad…

Inspiration

As November novel writing month approaches, I think about sources of inspiration to get me started and to keep me going. Carol Christ (1980) wrote: “Women’s stories have not been told. And without stories there is no articulation of experience. Without stories a woman is lost when she comes to make the important decisions of…