Tranquilize your (winter) writing

We need to take care of ourselves while we are spending endless hours writing at our computers. Just because the NaNoWriMo has officially ended, if you're like me, you have much writing still to do to get your project ready to see the light of day. We need to do things to keep our thoughts tranquil (OMG! … Continue reading Tranquilize your (winter) writing

Thanksgiving dinner for one

It so happens that I will be working Thanksgiving (as is the majority of my family) and therefore I will be a Party of One for Thanksgiving Dinner. I also plan to continue my NaNoWriMo efforts and so will have very little time for cooking and such. I do, however, love food. And, you know, eating. So, here's my … Continue reading Thanksgiving dinner for one

Mental health break

I took a two-day break from Nano writing and went away overnight to celebrate my husband's birthday (and, you know, to take a break from sitting! At the computer! Writing! OMG! I haven't been able to feel two of the fingers on my left hand for a week!).  We had supper at Nolita,  a new-ish … Continue reading Mental health break

Yoga for writers

Are you dying of pain from a week of practically nonstop NaNo typing? I woke up Saturday morning, let the chickens out, fed them, and carried a bag to my car and suddenly was in severe pain in my left shoulder. Really? Really? I thought, THIS BITES! It's like adding insult to injury, right? I … Continue reading Yoga for writers

Does this NaNoWriMo make my butt look fat?

As a NaNoWriMo participant, I keep odd ours. Maybe you can relate? I am writing when and where I find time, or beg, borrow or steal time.  This requires a larger expenditure of energy, ergo, I need to eat more often. Quick sugar foods are often at hand and fill the bill. So far this month I … Continue reading Does this NaNoWriMo make my butt look fat?