Coffee for WriMos: Weekend Edition

Write books. I mean this in the same tone as Michael Pollan wrote, “Eat food.” Like our modern food system burdened with factory farming, GMOs, organic labels, disappearing honey bees our trip to the market is fraught with complexities. So is the book...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Relax. Breathe. You’ve got this! I don’t know about you, but I need a massage. I type one-handed so my right shoulder is starting to burn with marathon writing sprees. I’ve surpassed 33,000 words so I feel like I deserve something relaxing. Without...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Coffee for WriMos: Day 19

Is your spark already smoldering? If you sign up for NaNoWriMo, then you know all about the Pep Talks from authors that are emailed to your dashboard. I’ve been waiting for this one from Brian Sanderson since I first found out that he was slated for a Pep Talk....
Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Coffee for WriMos: Day 18

Stories are powerful. A great reminder today from Geoff Le Pard over at Tangental with his post on the chemistry of storytelling. Be sure to visit and watch the Ted Talk with SJ Murray. It’s Tuesday, so Carrot Ranch also has stories to share from the Rough...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Coffee for WriMos: Day 17

I’m a writer, not a mathematician. If you’ll notice, I missed counting a day in my Coffee for WriMos. Somehow numbers go missing from my calendar, the clock, the checkbook. I’m the buckaroo scratching my head, re-counting the herd three times and...
Coffee for WriMos: Day 20

Coffee for Wrimos: Weekend Edition

I’m a story-catcher. This idea first came to me when I watched the movie, The Songcatcher, about a female music professor who goes into Appalachia to collect the mountain folk music of the region.  I realized that not only do I tell stories, but I recognize and...