NaNo Inspiration: November 22

“Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.” — John Wooden Still sick, and I’m reaching the point where I’m having to admit I may not make a win this year. If...

NaNo Inspiration: November 20

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” — Mark Twain Today, I want to write, have a good dinner, and go see the latest Harry Potter. I’m doing...

NaNo Inspiration: November 19

“What did I ever do to you?” “You tried to kill me and destroy this entire planet.” “Apart from that.” – The Doctor and Margaret Blaine (Blon Fel-Fotch Pasameer-Day Slitheen) in “Boom Town” by Russell T...

NaNo Inspiration: November 18

“I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” — Eleanor Roosevelt I count myself lucky. My parents always encouraged my curiosity. When I showed an...

NaNo Inspiration: November 17

“To err is human. To blame it on somebody else is even more human.” — Arthur Bloch Oh, you don’t know how much that was happening yesterday. Despite knowing I really needed to hunker down and do my words, the husband and I took off to see a...

NaNo Inspiration: November 16

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” — George Eliot I learned yesterday that an on-line friend had passed away unexpectedly. I’d only had the chance to meet him once, several years ago, but he was as...

NaNo Inspiration: November 15

“My notes are written in blood on the sand, the same as any writer.” — J. Michael Strackzynski Y’know, there are moments when the quote just kinda says it all. Welcome to week three of NaNoWriMo, halfway through and the moment when we start...

NaNo Inspiration: November 14

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill I’m behind again. I have a choice; I can call it quits or keep going. At this point, I’m going to keep going because I’m tired of not writing. That’s why NaNo is...

NaNo Inspiration: November 13

“Anyone can dabble, but once you’ve made that commitment, your blood has that particular thing in it, and it’s very hard for people to stop you.” — Bill Cosby It might be hard for other people to stop you, but surprisingly easily for us...

NaNo Inspiration: November 12

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” — George Orwell I don’t think Orwell was necessarily talking about writing, but it certainly fits. Whether it’s life or writing, when you’re in the thick of...

Caro Kinkead

I'm a writer doing the "work a day job/write when I can/whip things into shape for submission/actually submit once in a while" dance between family responsibilities, finding time to read and adding to my knitting stash. In the meantime, I'm trying out some new things here and we're going to see what bubbles up.

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