Category Archives: Novel

Posts pertaining to finishing a novel.

Happy Birthday

I’m 43 today. My mom’s pretending I’m 23 because of what her youngest child being 43 means in terms of her own age*, but I’m actually glad I’m not 23. I was pretty clueless and lost at 23. There’s been … Continue reading

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In Summary

◊ Tuesday Weigh-in: 218.3 (O.M.G.) ◊ At the risk of sounding like McCroskey (and seriously dating myself with that comment), looks like I picked the wrong week to quit eating. Actually, all of April is looking pretty tough in that respect. … Continue reading

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Running on Empty

I’m on a boat. It’s a ferry, actually. Taking a day trip to Bainbridge Island to recharge and do research for the novel I’m working on, as it takes place on a fictionalized version of the island. I’m writing again, … Continue reading

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Opening scene

I finished the opening scene for my novel last night! Hooray! It’s only about 1800 words, so it’s shorter than I’d like, but I think it’s got everything I need in it for now. I’m sure it will go through … Continue reading

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Other List Items

◊ Tuesday’s Weigh-in: 203.0 ◊ I’ve been droning on (and on) about weight loss and I’m sick of hearing myself talk about it, so I want to write about something different this week. I’ve got two pretty emotional posts I’m … Continue reading

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The List

Last summer I read a book about a woman who was in a car crash and her passenger, a woman she barely knew, died. She found a list the woman had made of things she wanted to accomplish by her … Continue reading

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