I'm a gonna do it this year! I already started a day late (started November 2nd) and have only 1,084 words clocked in. I'm not panicking. I'm writing. No working on the Shig book for this though, since it is a novel writing deal breaker, but the good news is that I have indeed started writing parts of the Shig book too. I'm turning in a short biography piece for the 50th Anniversary issue of Beatitude on Monday, and it better look good since the audience is 100% Shig cronies. Eek.

But back to the novel-