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The RWP Anthology is Live

The moment I’ve been waiting for has come—actually it came last week. I’m just overly distracted with many things on my to-do lists. Of course, my distraction doesn’t diminish my excitement over being included in the anthology. It’s a delight to be included in this publication, as much as it is a pleasure to read it.

The Read Write Poem NaPoWriMo Anthology is live and ready for you to enjoy. You can read it at, leave comments, and you can even download the book.

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One Chapbook Submission: SENT

Down to the Wire

At 17:26 CST, I emailed my chapbook submission to Robert Lee Brewer for the 2009 November PAD Chapbook Challenge. It culminated the month-long fits and starts through this morning, to edit and revise, to make better the stuff I’d posted.

I knew what I was in for when I took this on: I had to get a handle on my doubt demons and let them know this was going to happen. That’s my usual block but I really wanted this. I had to get around my family. I don’t really spell it out for them, just try to avoid them when I need to. And, my other one is the doubt about knowing what I am doing.
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November Activity Results

I finished the month only on a partially successful note. Both ventures were a great deal of fun, and brought me some valuable insights. I even learned from trying to do them in the same month. One thing I took from November’s activities is that they are do–able in the same month.

NaNoWriMo: My Incomplete Success

First the bad news: My novel remains unfinished. I didn’t meet my goal of 50,000 words by November 30. And I’m alright with that. In fact, I’ll be fine with it but not yet—hat’s coming.

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