As I gear up for NaNoWriMo (yes it’s only September, see last week’s post for why that’s not early) I’ve begun thinking about ideas I could work on for this year.  I haven’t settled on anything yet, but I’ve been looking back through things that inspire me as I think through ideas, and I just wanted to share a few of them today.

1) Books

Books 2

2) TV Shows and Movies

TV Movies 3

3) Traveling

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

4) My NaNoWriMo Community

NaNoWriMo T-Shirts

5) My NaNoWriMo Co-MLs

6) Roleplaying Adventures

2015-05-29 RPG BookShelf

What inspires you to keep creating?


How my Reading Gets into My Writing


I’ve been reading a very interesting book, The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity by Esther Perel, about infidelity, fidelity, relationships, and our constructs of love and monogamy.  I’ve found it incredibly thought provoking.

While I have no experience with affairs, I am married, and we’ve been together for a long time.  This book has given me a new lens to think through my own relationship and be thankful about how atypical we are, especially for a pair of high school sweethearts. Continue reading