Monday Musings: No-Sweets November

Hi, my name is Melinda, and I love sweets. To my understanding, this is common among humans. I know I’m not alone; I’ve read a number of health related articles and books that describe just how common it is. Also, I have friends and family, and it only takes a few minutes at a get-together... Continue Reading →

Writer Wednesday: NaNoWriMo Update

Happy seventh day of NaNoWriMo 2018! Last Thursday was the official kick-off of this awesome annual event, and since that time I’ve gotten 8,002 words down on paper. Ahem, keyboard.  Behind a little at this point, but the battle is not lost. Most of the words came last night during our monthly Writer’s Block. Writer’s... Continue Reading →

Writer Wednesday: Update #2

As of Tuesday I have eleven and a half chapters completed. We’re going away this weekend and I won’t have much time for writing in the next couple of days, so I’m pounding out what I can. At this point I don’t think I’ll have all of the first book written before November 1st rolls... Continue Reading →

Writing Wednesday: NaNoWriMo Prep

The old faithful Traveler’s Notebook.  I was a little shocked when I realized that the first notebook insert had gotten me through two previous NaNoWriMos. I’ve officially leaked over into another notebook insert due to all my scribblings for 2018, but it’s cool to see years of work accumulated in one place. Planning and writing... Continue Reading →

Midweek Motivation

Happy Wednesday! Feeling the midweek drag? Wondering if Friday is ever going to finally roll around? Tired of trudging through each day, all the while hoping the weekend goes by nice and slow? No? Me neither. I might have thought to myself once as a child, "good golly, it's only Tuesday!" But since I've been... Continue Reading →

A Dream Come True

Well, it happened. Today, one of my most precious dreams came true: I became a homemaker and a full-time writer! This wouldn't be possible without the support and encouragement of my husband. He's been a blessing from day one, and I'm very grateful for this opportunity. Not wanting to squander the time I do have... Continue Reading →

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