I think I probably could have planned my reading plus NaNo combo better, but here we are. I am reading about systematic racism in the United States and dredging up painful life memories to transform them into marvelous fiction.

How is your November?

Currently Lost to NaNoWriMo

Yes, it’s that time of the year when coffee slinging writers across the country try to get those manuscripts at least to 50,000 words. I already have a draft that is about 50,000 words, but it does need more. It also needs a lot of editing. In other words, this NaNoWriMo for me is painful.

If you want to join me, check-out my profile here.

The Newlyweds

The Newlyweds

Nell Freudenberger has been racking up awards for her writing and reading The Newlyweds, it’s easy to understand why. She chronicles Amina’s journey from being a studious young ...