NaNoWriMo 2016 – My Third Year at Hogwarts

Have you met your word count for today, NaNoWriMos? NaNoWriMo has been rocking along for six days now, and writers are flying on the heady rush of stories pouring out of them while simultaneously worrying when and where they'll find the time to reach their nearly 1700 wpd (words per day) goal. Wacky sleep patterns are … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 – My Third Year at Hogwarts

Dreams and Summer Camp (NaNoWriMo)

In a place where the oak canopy opens and there is full sunshine, the Seminole-Wekiva Trail asks what you want before you die. A little apart from the murals of Paint the Trail, a section is painted with chalkboard paint.  There's chalk to write your dreams.  What do you want to do before you die? I stopped when … Continue reading Dreams and Summer Camp (NaNoWriMo)

Christmas Is Creeping Up Behind You – 1 Day Until Halloween

The Halloween shelves are shrinking with the last of the cackling skeleton brides and tombstones.  There are some turkeys overlapping them, but Christmas and winter holidays are coming on strong.  I see you, giant nutcrackers and elves, just on the other side of the shelf. Halloween is almost here, our last revelry of this spooky season, … Continue reading Christmas Is Creeping Up Behind You – 1 Day Until Halloween