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5K Walk/Run/Write Challenge 2017

This weekend is the 10 Minute Novelists' semi-annual 5K Walk/Run/Write Challenge, and I wanted to chronicle my adventure! The basic gist of this challenge is that participants must either walk or run a 5K course (you can plot your own course, run/walk on a treadmill or elliptical machine, or join an official race depending on your circumstances) AND write 5,000 (i.e. 5K) words within the same Continue Reading...

A to Z Challenge: Week 1 Roundup

Week 1 of the A to Z Challenge is almost over, so I've decided to post a round-up of all the items I've written at my new blog, World's Coolest Jobs! In case you missed them, here are posts A through F: [author_list style="star"] A is for Astronaut B is for Beekeeper C is for Clandestine Service Delightful, Daunting and Dependable Jobs Exciting, Enigmatic and Existential Continue Reading...

First A to Z post = tomorrow, First Blog-In = MONDAY, April 3

As noted in a previous post, I am scheduling several different San Diego Blog-Ins this month for the A to Z Challenge. However, I neglected to mention an important fact: I will NOT be leading a Blog-In on Sunday, April 2! Why not? Because one of my BFFs4Lyfe is going to be in town this weekend, from halfway across the country, and therefore I will be otherwise engaged, trolling all of the best Continue Reading...

Blog-Ins, Twitter chats & writing: How to stay focused during the #AtoZChallenge

This April is going to be busy! As a long-time A to Z Challenge participant, I've decided to bring my 6 years of experience to the table this year – quite literally. I'll be hosting Blog-Ins here in San Diego, and Twitter chats online for folks with questions about the challenge and blogging in general. If that weren't enough, I'm also going to be writing my own blog posts throughout the Continue Reading...

Got blogging questions? I’ve got answers — and a Twitter chat! #AtoZChallenge

In case you missed it, on Friday I announced that I'll be scheduling some Twitter chats this month for folks participating in the A to Z Challenge. This is an online addition to the San Diego Blog-Ins I've got scheduled throughout the month of April (click here for dates and times, plus an explanation of what a "Blog-In" is). What's the A to Z Challenge? In case you don't already know what the Continue Reading...