Writing, Writing Software

NaNoWriMo 2019 – Trying a New Writing App

A notebook, laptop, and cup of coffee on a desk.

It’s a great program, but other than the cloud-based writer, it doesn’t offer me much that Scrivener doesn’t already give me, and sometimes writing in an internet browser provides entirely too much opportunity for distraction.

Life

Grief

A black and white photo of a woman's hand against a rain-speckled window

On August 12, I lost my mother. I am still very much in the “fake-it-til-you-make-it” phase of figuring out how to live without her, but it’s all a series of managed distractions that are holding me together. Silences are killer. It’s in silence that I remember her absence and then all of the hastily erected …