Hillary DePiano

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What is hopefully the last post on my whooping cough…

What is hopefully the last post on my whooping cough…

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in My Writing, Personally... | 2 comments

I was just looking over our monthly credit card statement and it tells a sad story. With the exception of Long Suffering Husband’s weekly trips to get gas, every single transaction we’ve had in the last month is either a prescription from CVS for me and my whoop or food. We’re both very busy at the day jobs with lots of late hours and my...

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Decade in Review or why lists are your best friend

Decade in Review or why lists are your best friend

Posted by on Dec 29, 2019 in My Writing, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, Personally..., Playwriting, The Whine Seller & e-commerce, Word Count Updates and Writing Goals | 0 comments

In a few days, we’ll be celebrating New Year’s Eve 2019 which marks not just the end of the year but also the decade. Social media has been abuzz for weeks with the twin takes of “Make a list of what you accomplished in the last 10 years!” and “Listing your accomplishments is Bad, Actually, and will make you feel terrible so...

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Project Status Report

Project Status Report

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in My Writing, Works in Progress | 0 comments

As part of a larger effort to organize my life and make better use of what little writing time I have these days, I decided to do up a massive Project Status Report of everything I’m working on and where it is now. Couple of things before we start this. I have WAY too many works in progress and unfinished projects. I am well aware of this and trying to...

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February 2016: In which I was mostly sick all month but also wrote some stuff

February 2016: In which I was mostly sick all month but also wrote some stuff

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in External Stimuli, Pentamerone (Tale of Tales), WoC, Word Count Updates and Writing Goals | 0 comments

I cannot believe it’s March already! Here’s what February 2016 looked like in writing… Yearly Goal 150,793/600,000 words (25%) Monthly Goal Planned to take half this month off so I didn’t set a goal other than to not fall behind (which I very nearly did anyway but rallied in the last week) Total Words Written 39,128 (I know, I know, I should...

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Looking back on 5 years of writing goals

Looking back on 5 years of writing goals

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in My Writing, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration | 0 comments

Ah, the end of November. When young woman’s fancy turns to… spreadsheets! I’m not joking. I actually started getting this gleam in my eye as I realized the month was coming to an end. I was just positively itching to start working on them. My crippling addiction to spreadsheets is well documented but if you’re just tuning in, I make...

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