Category: Novel

When moms make time for dreams

I can scroll through years of photos, and the same ones keep showing up. Badly-lit, boring pictures of laptops. Sometimes it’s a laptop sitting on my knees, with taekwondo classes or dance practices happening in the background. Other times, it’s a laptop sitting on…

Breaking the (work) cycle

I’ve been going through a strange period professionally, lately. Sometimes I can’t even believe how much things have changed in the last almost-six years since I started freelancing. I barely remembering longing to line up work and hustling to fill my time with assignments….

Slogging towards the finish line

The novel … is coming along. I was killing it all through the fall, hitting 50,000 words in November and 65,000 words just 12 days later.  Then Christmas came along and sidetracked me, and I found it hard to get back into the groove…