An early November commitment

Unlike many of my friends, I don’t really have a desire to write a novel, but the whole National Novel Writing Month phenomenon has always fascinated me. And while I know it’s not an original idea. I’m contemplating applying the concept to blogging. I write for a living. I’m writing all the time. And while I want to do “my own” writing–the reflective stuff–it’s hard to apply the discipline to make it happen when my 9-5 gig is write-write-write, on deadline.

Then there are inspirations like the novelist Lucy March, who is not only writing (yes, novels), but is also blogging every day until her 40th birthday. This puts a single month of consistent blogging into perspective. I’m thinking I just might be able to accomplish this goal. And maybe even write something of consequence.

So. It’s November 1, and here I am. Just under the wire, so I’m not going to say anything profound. I will, however, leave you with the Facebook status line I posted less than an hour ago:

Amy is grateful that by this time tomorrow, the midterm election commercials will be silenced.

44 minutes later, it has 13 “likes” and one comment, from my friend Nancy:

And all God’s people said, “Amen!”

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Carol says:

    I am glad you are blog/writing for the month of November. Yeah, I get read you every day.

    1. Amy says:

      Carol, thank you so much. I hope I don’t disappoint! 🙂

  2. Amy says:

    Thank you so much, Carol. I hope I don’t disappoint. 🙂

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