by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

Because I can’t not write. And because NOLA will soon be ready to fly. And, well, because it’s there.

Like the red-hot button that says, “Don’t touch.”

Like my ex-boyfriend’s car window when he told me it doesn’t roll back up and I had to test his statement. [He was right, by the way. And I ended up making dinner that night.]

And because, if you look sideways and squint, the color is almost a Tiffany blue.

So, I had to do it. Don’t you see? I mean, it’s already a CENTRAL part of me … read the rest. . .

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#DoingTheWriteThing Recap: October 26, 2014

Sometimes I feel I haven’t done enough to advance my writing, but looking back at the two months since I started my GoFundMe campaign, I realize everything’s a matter of perspective.

You can click on the link or photo above to follow my progress with #DoingTheWriteThing, without having to make a donation. I truly appreciate support in all forms!

At the beginning of the year, my only resolution was to do life better.

Of course I haven’t accomplished everything on my list, but I have kept that drive alive to push forward no matter what.

I’ve been diligently … read the rest. . .

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My Own NaNoWriMo in April

Sixteen months ago, I participated in NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month. It’s a simple, fun community way to keep on track with writing. You can plot, plan, scheme for months at a time, but whatever you actually write for your book has to be written within that month of November.

Being the writer that I am and always trying to kill myself with too many To-Do’s  striving for better writing accomplishments, I signed on in 2010 and yes, I actually wrote over 50,000 words in 30 days. It was not my finest work, but it did teach me … read the rest. . .

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