Category Archives: My Writing

Goals for 2019

Since I have eight months before I start graduate school (applications are in!), I have decided to focus on writing and art. I bought some big sketchbooks and paper to make text blocks for handmade books. I have supplies to try out acrylic pour painting. Basically, I want to write a lot of poems, write …

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NaNo 2018–Day 30–, 91,001 words

Wow, what a month! It turns out that I did not reach the end of the story until 91,001 words, so I did not do a Dare novel this time, though that is still something I would like to do. I also did not reach 100K, but 91K is pretty close. I beat several of …

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NaNo 2018–Day 15–65,223 words

I’ve been doing NaNo for ten years, and this has been my best year ever. I beat my wordiest day from 2014 on the 1st. I beat my wordiest day again on the 12th. I reached 50K on day 12, and my previous record was 13. I have not missed a day of writing, and …

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NaNo 2018–Day 1–10,224 words

This year I am working an idea I developed in 2007, a science-fiction mystery. My wordiest day record was from National Novel Writing Month 2014, at 10,192 words. And that was a goal I wanted to break this year. I did not expect to reach this goal on day 1. Writing 10,224 words, I discovered …

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September 2018 Update

It’s been a busy year! I’ve switched full time jobs, resumed my graduate studies at OSU, and renewed my goals for creativity. There is also good news coming for The Magnolia Review, which I can’t share yet. I’ve started a Dream Book, my term for a book that collects my lists and dreams in one …

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Tiny Letter

I started a Tiny Letter Account, if you’d like to sign up for a short update on my creative projects. https://tinyletter.com/suzannaanderson

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NaNo 2017–Day 20

I made it to 50,000 words on the 13th. I was able to officially validate my novel today and be declared a winner. Right now I have 55,952 words. Now to finish some letters for my book and work on the comic layouts.

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NaNo 2017–Day 11

Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!

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NaNo 2017–Day 5

Made it to 20,018. Winter Wheat helped give me some ideas for this novel and more. It was a good weekend.

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NaNo 2017–Day 3

I made it to 10,816 words on day 2. Today I made it 16,594. On track for the reverse NaNo!

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