National Novel Writing Month: Whodunit?

I’m thinking about November and National Novel Writing Month.  (Who reading this blog isn’t?)

Last year I started NaNoWriMo with a page or two of scribbled notes and little else.  Now, almost a year later, I’ve still got an unfinished draft with some decent characters and snazzy scenes, as well as a bunch of dead ends    [Continue reading]

CW -- the final stretch

The Creativity Workshop is coming to an official end – and this is where those graduation speech sentiments come into play: the end of something meaningful, but more importantly, the launch pad for something newer, more exciting, bigger. blah blah blah.

Well, yeah…

I belong to a women’s group that meets monthly on the Tuesday night    [Continue reading]

CW -- Where was/am I, anyway?

So where am I with my Creativity Workshop goals, my One Story Per Week plan? I’ve already admitted that I didn’t write a single word during my vacation. My bad. But I do have a couple of semi-stories in the hopper from my ‘Breaking the rules/breaking the law’ segment — again, more    [Continue reading]

Who am I today?

I write likeMargaret Atwood

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!

This was fun. Thanks to the fabulous Merrilee of Creativity Workshop fame for sharing the I Write Like link. Of course, I tried it with three different writing samples and came up with:
J.D. Salinger
Margaret Atwood
Stephen    [Continue reading]