Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo How’s Nano going for me? I’m glad you asked. Here’s my report from halfway through National Novel Writing Month 2022. Unlike last year (my first Nano), this year I prepared more ahead of time, devoting hours in September and October to...
Use Your Words Your Way

Use Your Words Your Way

Use Your Words Your Way It’s okay to be you.Image by Thắng-Nhật Trần from Pixabay What I love about all the reading and editing and critical thinking that I get to do is the rich variety of styles and subject matter I encounter. The more kinds of writing I read,...
Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022 Last fall I did my first-ever NaNoWriMo and I wrote about the experience here and here. I’m going to do it again this year. This is a pre-Nano blog for those considering participating. I’m already looking forward to November, and...
Nano in the Dark

Nano in the Dark

Nano in the Dark Hi Everyone It’s November. The days grow short, the Eastern US falls back to Standard Time, and NaNoWriMo beckons. For more than 20 years, National Novel Writing Month — the community-minded nonprofit — has offered writers of fiction...
What Do You Do, Anyway?

What Do You Do, Anyway?

What Do You Do, Anyway? I hear this a lot: “You’re a coach, huh? You work with writers mostly? Yeah, that’s nice, Anne, and it sounds cool, but, uh….I have no idea what you actually do. How about a few examples?” Okay, then. Here goes! Recently, my work as a...