couch to 2.9k (or how I’m prepping for nanowrimo)

couch writing

You know how there’s the couch to 5k program for runners? Well, once I decided that I will be participating in NaNoWriMo 2019, I came up with the idea to do a training program of sorts for myself. Lest you think I’d ever consider running distances of any length, let me quickly explain. Looking ahead to November for National Novel Writing Month, which entails thousands of participants signing up for the crazy feat of writing a novel first draft in 30 days, their minimum word count requirement to “win” or successfully complete the NaNoWriMo challenge is 50,000 words. Because I focus on writing full-time, versus having to write in free-time after a day job like many NaNoWriMo participants, I figure I should shoot for more words since I can write for greater […]

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019: BLM Land near Escalante, UT

utah ride

Does anyone else ever just take a pause in their life to look around, ponder, then ask, “What the heck am I doing?” [Side note, minimizing the Yoast SEO plugin just might be my best new discovery. Not obsessing over if the “readability” smiley face is green, orange, or red should do wonders for my writing and publishing of posts.] Anyways, back to my question. Because, I do, all the time. Oftentimes out loud to Reid (or Lincoln). Today is one of those days for sure. For a little backstory, I have been super obsessed with finding my purpose for a while now. This endless pursuit began when I was but a wee recruiter in the staffing industry (read: it’s a sales job, only masquerading as the job I […]

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