Category Archives: Writing

My Dad, and the Summer Vacations

Every August—right after swim team season ended—my dad took his two weeks of vacation and we traveled north to spend a week with my dad’s family in Maine and a week with my mom’s family in Massachusetts. Sometimes the order … Continue reading

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For Those of Us Struggling at Christmas

A friend asked me to write something during Advent for our church’s weekly newsletter, and to be honest, I thought I wasn’t the best choice this year. What on earth did I have to say? It turns out, I had … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Finishing NaNoWriMo Early, Every Time

Set a daily goal of 2,000 words. An average daily word count of 1,667 will get you perfectly to 50,000 by November’s end. But by building in a small daily cushion, you have the luxury of a day off, and … Continue reading

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