Wishing you a safe, healthy, & hope-filled holiday.
In that place in between, where we differ, you shine most. You can't tame wild things.
Yesterday, after dropping off Amelia at a middle school she despises, I pulled over on the side of the road and cried. It felt like hours. But was more like ten minutes. I sometimes don't know how to hold them all up - all six of them. Thomas needs me more than ever. The kids, … Continue reading It Looks Like This
This is my favorite song at the moment. I love these four singing together. How do I get this in my life? I'm just over here waiting is all. https://youtu.be/CkZdKLLmpcY
Now more than ever, I feel this in my soul. I don't have time or space in my life for those that are reckless with my heart. Don't be afraid to cut people off for wasting your time & playing fast & loose with your heart.
My heart is a liar. Sometimes. Sometimes she's just a little confused. I run through every moment. I relive what has been said, what has been left unspoken, and the little things that mean more to me than they probably should. Someday, when I look back on this time in my life, I know it … Continue reading My Heart is a Liar
Yesterday, I wrote 2,434 words bringing me to a total of 26,002 words. I'm halfway there! While I think the novel will be over 50,000 words - the goal for NaNoWriMo is 50,000. I have to say - I will never again return to writing the old way. My first draft is a first draft … Continue reading Halfway There – a Novel in Progress!
It has been a little over a week since I started writing furiously on my new novel. Here's my A Thousand Years - NaNoWriMo update: I've written 18,154 words so far. I'm so proud of myself. Why even deny it? I'm excited. I am working really hard at not doing things I normally do when … Continue reading A Thousand Years – NaNoWriMo Update
Photo by Mark Neal from Pexels Your words can sting. I don't always know why. Today, they stung. More often than not - you are soulful, profound, and you have this way with words that I adore. But today? Your words were harsh. I still don't know why. I've tried to talk myself out of this. I succeed … Continue reading This Canyon Between Us
I started writing my new novel on October 31st - writing over my daily goal. Yesterday, I wrote until I had surpassed my writing goal by a bit - for a total of 5,952 words so far. I will be posting my daily word count on my NaNoWriMo profile (https://nanowrimo.org/participants/elainamarie). I won't update here until … Continue reading Chasing Goals