I’m Still Alive, But I’m Barely Breathing – NaNo Past the Halfway

National Novel Writing Month is exciting in the beginning. You feel like you’re standing at the starting line to a long distance race. You have a new and interesting story you’re ready to dive into, the support of your friends  in the NaNo community and the energy of a good challenge running through your veins. NaNo at week three is… tired.

The Ever-Expanding TBR Pile

I went to the summer book sale today. Should I have gone to the summer book sale? The answer is an unequivocal no. Filling a shopping bag with second-hand books for just $8 and a good cause is the kind of feels-so-good-because-it's-so-bad fantasy I write about in my romance novels. But I went, knowing I am a weak, and I returned with bounty.