Allllright so I was feeling ambitious? And I thought, “Yeah, I can do BOTH NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo! WRITE ALL THE THINGS!” No, no. I can’t. But I am here at a coffee shop trying to focus on the NaNo, but finding it impossible because developing next to me is clearly a pyramid scheme sort of sales pitch. I only know because I have heard somany. So many. So so so many. Though by the sounds of it, there could be prostitution involved. I’ll give you a couple telltale phrases so you, too, can spot a scheme: 1. “What we like to do here is just, you know, get to know people…” – this will precede some…
Five Minute Friday Book
Years ago I stumbled upon this blogging project called Five Minute Friday hosted by Lisa Jo Baker. The idea was for bloggers to set a timer and write their loveful hearts out for five minutes without editing or overthinking. Then the hard part: hit publish on whatever they just created. As a constant editor, I found it awful and freeing. Five Minutes are not many minutes. And the first five are not usually my favorite. That time is the outline, the rough draft, the “turn my thoughts into something I can start to work with.” But it’s also probably the realest part. It’s the part where I’m feeling whatever it…
Lavender Wild | A Name Change
Why I changed my blog's name. And a couple photos of plants.