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No is my new favourite word

Me: “Amy! I have an idea and I want you to be on board.” Amy: “What is it?” Me: “Let’s do No Drink November.” Amy: “Okay.” Those were the first words uttered in my apartment this morning. As you may have guessed, I had a couple drinks last night. I had an uncomfortable sleep and more »

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The art of writing without a plan

I have no idea what to write about today. In retrospect, I guess I could’ve planned out this writing challenge a bit more. I could’ve made a list of possible topics to discuss or bookmarked a page of writing prompts to help me out when I felt stuck. Or not. The whole reason I started more »

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I had a profound thought in the shower

Recently I’ve found that anytime I get stressed, upset, overwhelmed or experience writer’s block, I do one of two things: wash dishes or take a shower. I think it’s because I’m unplugged but busy at the same time. I’m doing something, but it’s a remedial task that requires no brainpower. Therefore I get to keep more »

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8 things you don’t know about me

If you read my blog post yesterday, you’ll know that I’m trying to find my voice again and stop limiting myself in terms of what I say, when I say and how I say it. I want Not Quite There Yet to get back to its roots: a blog about a girl who’s working on more »

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