Author Archives: Marissa

Impressions of NaNoWriMo from a First Timer #2

The buzz around National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or henceforth NaNo) is that Week 2 is one of the hardest weeks to finish. Participants who drop out are more likely to do it in Week 2, and I have to … Continue reading

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Impressions of NaNoWriMo from a First Timer #1

On the first day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or henceforth NaNo), I was pumped. I had been planning most of October in a purple spiral notebook just how I was going to capitalize on my great story idea. … Continue reading

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Two No Shaves

When I was first introduced to No Shave November on Thanksgiving (late November) a few years back by my two normally clean shaven cousins, they arrived at the family gathering with straggly brown beards.Their reasoning for the sudden face hair … Continue reading

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PQ’s Got Pinterest!

Just added to PQ is a new link to the Pinned with a Quill Pinterest Page, and it’s all about hair! There are lots of boards to see like Disney Princesses, Victorian Hair, Curly Hair and the most popular board, … Continue reading

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Coming in November 2013

Coming Soon I beg for your patience. I am in the process of completing a few new projects for Pinned With A Quill (PQ), new graphics and am working on a novel. November is going to be Big! Here’s what … Continue reading

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4-3-2-1 Remain Seated While the Ride is in Motion

For those building their professional writing careers, there are times when you don’t have any choice except to write. You have the need to write. You need to make a living to write. You might as well make a living … Continue reading

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Wedding Dialogue: Father-Daughter Dance

Over the long weekend, I watched one of my very dear friends and first college roommate walk down the aisle. It was a bit of a trick to find the place since the hall was in the mountains and our … Continue reading

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