Doing New Year’s resolutions anyone?

  Is it that time of year again when everyone is thinking of making resolutions for the new year? How did you make out in 2017? Did you accomplish what you resolved to do? I accomplished a lot but not all. I sometimes wonder what’s the big idea behind this resolution thing. Most resolutions are …

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NaNoWriMo Update – Day 10

It’s Day 10 on my 2017 NaNoWriMo challenge. I'm a third of the way to the finish line. So far so good. The story is moving along at a steady pace. Since I started on Day 1, I have a faint idea of what I wanted to write. Unlike my previous books which are all …

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NANOWRIMO, HERE I COME

As a follow up to my blog of Oct. 12 when I was on the fence whether to take the NaNoWriMo challenge this year or not, I came up with my decision at the last minute, last night at midnight. With three newsletters to write, I didn’t think I could manage to finish them before …

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TEN WORDS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY THIS MONTH

English is not my native language but I am curious enough to learn a new word all the time. When I read a book and come upon a new word, I have a habit of checking it in my Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. I have been doing this since I was in high school. …

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Final Report on my 12-week Challenge

Here is my 12th and final report for my twelve weeks challenge:   1. I made my reading goal for my 12-week challenge. I finished two books this week which means I’m also on track with my Books To Read in 2016 Challenge for Goodreads. 2. However, I did not make my marketing goal of …

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My 11th report for my 12-week challenge

I'm getting near the end of the challenge. One more week to go. Here is what I did during the 11th week of the challenge:   I finished one book this week and I’m still one book behind on my book-to-read goal. I started another book today and I have to finish reading these two …

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My tenth report for my 12-week challenge

Here is my 10th report on my 12-week challenge: I’m one book behind on my book-to-read goal although I started another book to read. Right now, I am reading two books simultaneously. I have to finish reading 3 books in 2 weeks to make my reading goal for my 12-week challenge. This is a big challenge …

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