"On the twelfth day before Christmas my true love gave to me..." Twelves days till Christmas. Twelve days. The reindeer are stamping in their stables, choir boys are rushing to get to practice, people are walking on the snowy streets window shopping and buying more tinsel. And while you're shopping about - don't forget the … Continue reading What a Writer Wants for Christmas
Ok...like what even happened????(in other words, I did not win)I originally was not going to do Nanowrimo this year, because the last three months of 2018 were going to be crazier than usual, and I wouldn't have time for it.But then October rolled around - that scent of Autumn and running around in windy weather … Continue reading Nanowrimo 2018 – A Dumpster Fire
It's near the end of November, which means it's almost December, which means it's almost Advent and Christmas is not far off I'm REALLY NOT trying to stress you out here. If you're like me, you have started to think about Christmas presents (well, I've started thinking about them back in August so whatever). Like … Continue reading What to Buy that Writer in Your Life for Christmas
A few days after Christmas, my sister and I were sitting by the Christmas tree. All the house lights were on dim, snow was outside, lights were twinkling. We both had gotten a big old anthology. Her's was on Russian children's stories, mine was of British fairy tales. She read out loud one from mine. … Continue reading Old Fairytale Finds
Christmas has been great, let's hope 2017 has some good times in store. I will be starting some new things in January. I will be charging full-speed ahead for June. I plan to have a first draft of the Red Dream completed by then. With that I want to introduce the Green Crow Trilogy's (Yes, … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
So yeah. I didn't make it. I got to 27,000 and got stuck. Fine. I kind of quit. A weekend of a crazy busy work/Nutcracker schedule sealed the deal for me. But that's alright. Trial and error, right mateys? I still finished half a novel in a month, which usually would have taken me several. … Continue reading What I Learned from Nanowrimo