Holy Dragon-bait, People! NaNoWriMo is less than four days away. I know I know just breathe just breathe calm down stop pacing QUIT HYPERVENTILATING! Oh, that’s me. Sorry. So, if you are plugged into the whole NaNoWriMo media machine (they are impressive, aren’t they?), then you must know on Tuesday of next week, start writing. … More Dragons

Day 8

This is the second Monday of NewNoWriMo, or the 8th day. I know, this is the hard part. You want to put your work aside. Writing is stupid. You’ll never finish and it’s a waste of time. I know, I feel that way, too. I want to stop, to put my project on hold, because, … More Day 8

50,000 words later…

…my novel is not finished. But! I did finish NaNoWriMo 2011!  Here’s my badge. I’ll place it on the side bar for a while till something else comes along to usurp it. I honestly didn’t think I could do it.  I have a two-day meeting tomorrow and Friday that I’ve had to prepare for all week.  I … More 50,000 words later…

NaNoWriMo Update

Check it out! Looks like I’m right on track to finish by the 30th.  With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, though, that’s gonna be a real challenge to get ‘er done.  But I’m pushing to crank out another 3,000 to 4,000 words today.  That should help. I only have 18,809 words more to go, folks. … More NaNoWriMo Update

Evocative Writing and my precious word count and GRRM’s dirge

I know, my posts should be focused, and not scattered about talking about one thing then another.  I actually have folks who have subscribed to my blog recently that I do not personally know (I’m sure they will unsubscribe as soon as they figure out I’m a hack). Regardless, dear new suckers readers, I will … More Evocative Writing and my precious word count and GRRM’s dirge