My Name was Supposed to be Elizabeth Ann

— Stories from the Roads (Not) Taken

The first week of StoryADay September was also the first week of the new school year, so I knew going in I would have to create a workable daily schedule that would not only include writing time but prioritize it. First off, a confession–I did NOT write to the prompt every day. Some days, I …

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Earlier this year I signed up for May’s Story A Day Challenge, wherein writers receive a daily prompt from its creator, Julie Duffy, and commit to writing a story every day throughout the month. Yee-up. That’s THIRTY-ONE stories. I was excited, nervous, intimidated–and determined. No matter what, I was NOT going to quit. I’d given …

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