January 2017 Adventure: 30 Days of Wikipedia

30 Days of Wikipedia: Week 2 update

The first week of January is over.  I have had a pretty busy week too.  Between going back to work after a vacation and driving out to Syracuse, NY… I have done a lot. I am learning how to better manage my time and even though my goals are quantitative and measurable, I have foundRead more

Book tour cities

Modern Persuasion: A Book Tour?

There are just over 2 months left before Modern Persuasion comes out.  I am getting really excited, but it’s time for me to think about how I am going to connect with readers. A number of people have asked me about hosting a launch party.  They have asked me about visiting book clubs.  They haveRead more

January 2017 Adventure: 30 Days of Wikipedia

Bullet Journal Minimalism: Ways to Manage Editing Wikipedia

  I am a Wikipedian and a bullet journal enthusiast.  I don’t know how many of us are out there, but keeping track of what I am doing with Wikipedia is important to my career, not just my personal life. With this month’s adventure in editing Wikipedia, I have started a bullet journal just forRead more

January 2017 Adventure: 30 Days of Wikipedia

30 Days of Wikipedia: Day 2

This month I am revisiting a project I did last January.  Last year, starting in January, I worked on Wikipedia entries for 100 days.  It was everything I needed to take the next step in growth as a Wikipedia editor. This year, I am doing something a little less ambitious.  I am editing for 30Read more

Setting My Goals for 2017

Setting My Goals for 2017

There is a lot that is going to happen in 2017.  At the center of all of it is the publication of Modern Persuasion.  I have already been neck deep in the process of getting ready for the publication, but everything is going to change once it’s published.  Because of bullet journaling, I have beenRead more

2016 Reading Challenges

2016 Reading Challenges- How Did I Do?

In a few days the year ends.  As I write this, I am still listening to an audiobook that I want to finish right away.  I am typically reading these days.  When I look at Bullet Journal spreads about people setting reading goals for 2017, I laugh almost manically when they say they want toRead more

Postcard Club

Don’t Forget: 2017 Postcard Club!

It’s nearly 2017!  I am very excited for 2017 for a variety of reasons.  One of those reasons: The Postcard Club! This week I went to the Post Office and picked up a crazy number of stamps for postcards.  I have gotten everything organized too.  I found all the postcards I have around the houseRead more

Camp NaNoWriMo plans

Camp NaNoWriMo 2017 Plans

I haven’t been writing any novels for the past month.  As I have explained before, I write during NaNoWriMo months: April, July, and November.  They are intense months, but I spend a lot of the rest of the year editing what I have written during past events. One thing I did this year was commitRead more

Creating a Personal Archive

Creating a Personal Archive: PAP’s Archive

Last week I shared my failure when it came to thinking about what I saved from working on Modern Persuasion.  Today I am going to show you what it looks like when I am actually aware of what I am saving.  PAP is the code name for my second novel, a modernization of Pride &Read more

Book Lust Challenge 2017

Book Lust Challenge 2017

It’s not something I talk about often, but I have a group on Good Reads for the Book Lust Challenge. For those who don’t know, for the past 10+ years I have been reading all the books listed in Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust books.  I am barely 20% through.  It’s a long term project.  ByRead more