Now I am more comfortable getting around the city, though I still get teased about how few kilometers I've racked up. This doesn't bother me at all. Our small writing group meets monthly at one of our homes and we have a great time. Right now I am 2nd place overall in the Slingink Scribbling Slam contest out of the U.K. Every two weeks, contestants write a story of 2000 words or less based on a prompt. It's a great way to hone writing skills.
This year I'm also participating in NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is to write a novel of 50,000 words in one month. We'll see how I do with this!