Ho Ho Ho. It's Christmastime and like any other normal human being (though writers aren't anywhere near normal, we're somewhere out there in the Land of Weird) writers celebrate too. With presents and cookies and eggnog and defeating the White Witch. But if you're wondering what OTHER things writers do during the holidays, let me … Continue reading How Writers Celebrate Christmas
It is *checks the calendar* 6 days before Christmas. I hope you're almost done shopping and most of your cookies are baked and hopefully not burnt. There will be no official blog today and neither will there be on the 26th, due to the festivities. Blogging should resume on the 2nd, unless I get stolen … Continue reading Upcoming Schedule
"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, and people are walking on the snowy streets window shopping and buying more tinsel. And while you're shopping about, don't forget the writers. … Continue reading What a Writer Wants for Christmas
OK...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 and … 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