Summer News (June Edition)

Author’s Note: I wrote this as a draft at the end of June, but it’s taken me a bit to get up the courage/energy to post it here. This summer’s going to be a bit of an odd one. After nearly a year of doctor’s appointments and referrals, it became clear last week that theContinue reading “Summer News (June Edition)”

Quarterly Goals: Spring 2017

Update on Last Quarter: Winter was a bit of a toughie, but I did pretty well on my quarterly goals. There were a few slip ups, to be sureβ€”I canned nothing, revised only one short story, and my blogging fell by the wayside when my mood disorder flared upβ€”but I still ticked most of theContinue reading “Quarterly Goals: Spring 2017”

Quarterly Goals: Winter 2017

It’s the start of 2017’s Winter Quarter, and here’s what I’m attempting to pull off over the next 3 months: Read 6 books I fell a little behind on my goal of reading a book a week in 2016, so I’ve set my total a little lower this year. I’m using Karen Kavett’s ‘Don’t BreakContinue reading “Quarterly Goals: Winter 2017”

Quarterly Goals: Fall 2016

Autumn is my favourite season: sweaters and socks are once again an option, the air smells like woodsmoke and leaf mould. I can turn off the AC and turn open the windows, and drink as many hot beverages as I like; things are good. This fall is my first using the quarterly goals system andContinue reading “Quarterly Goals: Fall 2016”