This year, I set out to do NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I’m not a stranger to it. A few years ago, I even succeeded in writing a 50 thousand word novel in a month. It was utter crap, as NaNoWriMo projects often are.

And this year, I stopped after…


I’ve been attending writing critique groups for a few years now, most notably the North Seattle SciFi and Fantasy Writers group, and another less formal group at the Couth Buzzard bookstore. …


You’re doing your job, but you’re not enthusiastic, and you’re clearly not happy.

A few weeks ago, I was given that feedback at work. I suspect the intent was to ‘motivate’ me to do better. But honestly, part of me is taking it as a compliment.

I don’t talk about…

Roxanne Skelly

Game Builder, Writer, Dancer.

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