Seize the… night?

Every day is a chance to make your dreams come true.

The thought occurred to me the other day, and I believe it. So I should be practicing it.

I did send pages 1-50 of The Good Daughters to Wilkes University’s James Jones First Novel Fellowship (contest). We’ll see how that goes…

In the meantime, I’m going to see if I can start pushing myself to stay up later writing. It’s probably going to be a painful adjustment, but at this point, it seems necessary.

Like this:


Guess what this quote means about my writing


Lots of reading


  1. tu

    nighttime is a great time to think without distractions. i enjoy this site! gl with it all.

  2. Thanks, Tu!!

  3. Good luck from a fellow JJFN submitter! (Is submitter a word?)

  4. Thanks, Bethany! (I thinks so…) Any idea when we’re supposed to hear back?!

  5. From what I’ve gathered, finalists should be asked sometime in June/Summer (depending on which winner’s story you’re reading) to send in the next 50 pages.

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