Cramming two days into one, plus my dinner tasted like feet

I thought today would be crazy difficult, but not so.  I spent last night with my Mom in Saugerties.  We sat around reading old Gourmet magazines from the 90’s, watched a documentary about the great Johnny Cash, and drank a little wine.  Kate stopped by for a ham (!) sandwich.  So with all that activity,…

10,000 words and 2 Sundays of abandon in the kitchen…

Last night I hit 10,000 words, marking my progress at 20%.  Forcing myself to work on my novel daily is a challenge, but in one week in I am developing better writing habits.  Therein lies the beauty of the exercise.  Anyone who tells you they expect to have a publish-worthy novel in 30 days is…

The year of the novel…

In non-food related news… November is National Novel Writing Month. At midnight tonight, the writing commences and we’re off.  The goal is to tap out a 50,000 word novel in 30 days.  I’ve spent most of October outlining a plot and bouncing ideas back and forth with my NaNo writing buddy Kate.  In addition to…