My big, fat NaNo fail. I think.

Well, November is over. And thank god, too, for I no longer have to feel guilty for not pounding out 2,000 words a day to meet my National Novel Writing Month goal. ‘Cause, if truth be told, I kind of, sort of blew it off. I just wasn’t in the mood. Or maybe it just… Read More My big, fat NaNo fail. I think.

Lost

I became lost earlier this evening while running a 10K race over the trails in Kincaid Park. I was talking with a running friend and we both missed the small yellow prompt and ended up at the finish line a mile too early. Later, driving home, I wondered: How often in life have I missed a turn and finished too… Read More Lost

Anchorage Press Review, ghosts and writing, and blue sunset

Wow! Alaska writer Kris Farmen gave “Dolls Behaving Badly” a nice write-up in this week’s Anchorage Press. Here’s the part I like the best: Ritchie’s novel is by turns hilarious and moving, and among other things provides a raw and honest portrait of life in modern Alaska. “Not the wild parts,” Ritchie writes, “but smack… Read More Anchorage Press Review, ghosts and writing, and blue sunset