Oh hey guys, Thanksgiving is actually on one of my blog days, isn't it? I was a little distracted, because guess what? Oh, yeah. This happened. For the second year in a row, I finished my NaNovel on Thanksgiving. I am feeling very, very thankful. (I was planning on writing you all a nice, … Continue reading Thankful.
Today, I have some music recommendations for you, because who doesn't love discovering new music? First off, my friends The Konzelman Brothers recently released a new EP, and it's lovely. Check it out, and be sure to grab it on iTunes if you like it! https://open.spotify.com/album/5dqFleDhYibqDx4Cylht74 Second, if you're looking for great music to write … Continue reading Beautiful Sounds.
I passed the 35,000 word mark today, which means that (deep breath) I have less than 15,000 words left to write. It's a crazy thought. What is even more crazy, for me, is that even as I write at this ridiculous, break-neck pace, I can see that I will have a lot more work to … Continue reading The Joy of “More Work To Do.”
"I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen." --A.A. Milne, "Winnie the Pooh" Today I took my Main Character on her first date, and my goodness was it ever fun to write. I was feeling butterflies, if I'm honest. Sometimes I feel a bit cheesy for writing what is essentially a … Continue reading Adventures in Meetings.
First off, shout-out to me for OFFICIALLY MAKING IT TO 25,000 WORDS!!! That's the halfway mark, people. And it happened right at the end of a sentence, which couldn't have been more perfect. I had a goal of getting three days ahead of schedule, just in case I ended up needing to be a leader … Continue reading Several Shout-Outs.
This will be a short post. Basically, this is a good book, and you should read it. It's all about the battle for creativity against the demons that beset any creative person. It's also very much in the NaNoWriMo spirit, as she reccomends setting out to create something ugly in order to free yourself up. … Continue reading A Good Book.
Well, here we are, folks! Five days into NaNoWriMo, and still alive. I have a bit of personal horn-tooting to do... I made it to 10,000 words today. That's a good thing, as I just might have to give up three days in the middle of the month to take some teens to a weekend … Continue reading Five Days In…
"Anything that gets words on the page is the Right Thing to Do.” - Diana Gabaldon, on learning how to write. Well, here we are, three days into National Novel Writing Month. (I don't know about you, but I don't even think of this month as November any more... It's just NaNo. Anyone else? No? … Continue reading The Right Thing.