Even if you have no interest in ever running a marathon (or even a 5K), if you’re “competing” in the 50K/30.0 “marathon” of NaNoWriMo, you’re still a marathoner in my book.
I have a slight (okay, huge) problem with staying focused on tasks that I don't want to do. Sometimes it's because I find a task boring--like housework. Or it's repetitive, or I don't see the point, or . . . I love it, and I find it interesting, and I want to do it, buuuuuuuut it's … Continue reading Focus
Last Saturday, I ran a 50-mile relay with two of my siblings and two close friends. This does NOT mean that I ran 50 miles; I ran two five-mile legs of the relay with a couple of hours to relax in between. As I was reflecting on possible blog post topics for this week, I … Continue reading Take Care of Yourself!
Writing isn't easy. Writing requires a lot of extra time. Writing requires sacrifice.How many of us have ever sacrificed sleep, diet, and exercise until we got that draft finished, or those revisions done, or those edits completed? *raises hand a million times.* The problem is when the list of sacrifices plus the list of things … Continue reading Writers: Are You Remembering to Take Care of Your Health?