Author Archives: sheilamcclune

About sheilamcclune

Aspiring author, sharing the tidbits I've learned along the way.

With My Head In The Clouds

This past week, I finally knuckled down and did something I’ve been meaning to do since…well, since NaNoWriMo last November. I moved my works in progress (WIPs) to the Cloud. I still have mixed feelings about this.  On the one … Continue reading

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Cooking Gets Creative

Okay, so I also haven’t been very good about posting anything about my cooking adventures.  That’s because I really haven’t had any.  Or rather, the one I was having just wasn’t any fun. When we moved into our house, one … Continue reading

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Back In The Saddle Again

I’ve been a bad, bad person. Not only have I been neglecting my blog, but I haven’t been getting a lot of writing done, either. I could lie and make up some excuse about how life has been busy (it … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: NaNoWriMo, Week 3

This week, I feel obliged to start off with a link to a list the Denver NaNoWriMo group shared on Facebook:  Ten Signs Someone You Know Is Doing National Novel Writing Month.  I have to admit doing at least some … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday (on a Tuesday): NaNoWriMo Week 2 (just a little late)

Oops. I really meant to post last Thursday. Really, I did. But, you know, life hap– Okay. I’ll be honest. Sometimes life doesn’t just “happen”. Sometimes you do it to yourself. So since I’m, being honest, the real reason I … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: NaNoWriMo, Week 1

Well, week 1 of NaNoWriMo has passed.  And I’ve made good progress; at the end of the first week, in order to keep on target, I should have written 11,669 words (that’s 1,667/day times seven days).  I’ve actually written 12,748, … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: NaNo Is Coming…

Okay, so unless you’re brand-new around here, you know that NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, in which I and millions of other people across the country endeavor to prove ourselves certifiably insane by attempting to write a 50,000-word … Continue reading

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