…this year, of all years, I thought it might be important to just let folks know I’m still here, still kicking.
I have participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for the past 7 years. Well, this will be my 7th year, not including Camp NaNo in the summers, which I usually only do half-heartedly. I had to look that up. Every year feels like the first year because it’s new and exciting, and I getContinue reading “NaNoWriMo started this week”
My bet would be that most folks reading this blog have not danced with Windows 8 yet. I’ll admit it takes some getting used to, and mostly what I do, working at Geek Squad, is resetting computers or removing passwords because folks are returning computers. Who cares about Windows 8, you’re probably asking. 9 timesContinue reading “Scratching the itch of nostalgia”
I reached 50,000 words today! And my story is not over – not even close. I will keep working on it throughout November, but I have officially “won” NaNoWriMo. Okay, not officially because I have to get it verified on the 25th, but what a freeing sensation! I had today off, which is what allowedContinue reading “50K”
Writing is, strictly speaking, a craft. This blog is meant to showcase my crafts. Thus, an excerpt from my novel this year, which is currently sitting pretty at just over 33,000 words. This particular scene is about halfway through what I have so far. Two main characters are rival mercenaries/assassins, and one has been sentContinue reading “NaNoWriMo: An excerpt”
And that means one month left to NaNoWriMo! They reset their site every October, though, and that means that I spent about an hour today writing a synopsis for my novel idea this year. And I am not exaggerating, by the way; it really did take me that long. I think at one point IContinue reading “It’s October!”