26 09, 2017

ROW80 – Another go at finishing that story.

By | 2017-09-26T16:41:56+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

If you've never heard of ROW80 - just click here. I was first introduced to the concept of NaNoWriMo a couple years ago. ROW80 appeals to me because, as they say - they know you have a life. The goals are self-directed and over a longer period of time. During this round, the timeline is in sync with the novel writing month everyone will be struggling through, but with an extra month tacked on the tail of it, to give those of us with kids, careers and the rest of it a fighting chance to keep up. Without going too [...]

11 09, 2017

Kinda figured this was coming

By | 2017-09-11T12:31:23+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last week, I got the letter. "Thank you for your interest in the Canadian Armed Forces." I'm not suuuper surprised, either. I thought there was something strange happening when I'd passed the 5-month mark for a medical examination. For the first day, I just kind of accepted the decision because, after all - it's not entirely my decision. Now, I'm more aligned to that. I get it. I was unfortunately rejected from participating in the Reserves because I've got a documented history of Anxiety. I fully understand that the Army doesn't know 'Bill'. They know the paperwork behind my application. [...]