Day 1/31 #sol19


Apparently it’s been a year of public writing for this gal, and let me tell ya – that’s been quite an unexpected turn of events.

Starting my first Slice of Life challenge last March was a total leap out of my comfort zone. Sure, I wrote from time to time. Sure, I enjoyed reading other people’s writing when it crossed my inbox. But living a DAILY writerly life? Nope. Living a daily PUBLIC writerly life? Double nope. That was definitely not something I associated myself with.

And yet… here we are!

I made it through 95% of my first SOL challenge (I missed the east coast deadline once or twice last March), I have kept up with my “slicing” almost every Tuesday since then, and today is the first day of the #sol19 challenge.

What can I say?

I’m in.

It looks like I’m a writer.

Happy slicing!

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  1. Good for you! I always love SOL in March, but then haven’t quite had the gumption to commit to every Tuesday after that. Maybe this will be the year I do. Way to set a good example.

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  2. I LOVE that realization that you’re a writer! I feel like so many of us can relate to that notion, that “No, I’m not. No, I’m not.” and then suddenly, we are! 🙂

    I also appreciate your use of “writerly life”. I might borrow that in my own future writing.

    So glad you’re here. 🙂

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  3. There is definitely something about this community of writers that is magnetic! This is my 4th year slicing. I was certainly not as disciplined as you were continuing to slice on Tuesdays. I cannot understand how I can do 31 days in a row and then can’t manage once a week!?!

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  4. You’ve really kept at it! That’s wonderful. This is my first time, and I’m excited. I feel like I need that structure of being committed to write every day. It sounds like it really worked for you.

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    1. Oh, welcome!! It’s quite the challenge but it’s also really super fun. I’m a big fan of the oh-crap-I-have-to-pull-something-together-before-the-deadline kind of writing. Haikus are my favorite last minute ass-saver. ❤️


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