Posts Tagged ‘NaNoWriMo’

Peter Rabbit: Quest for Vengeance – Part I

THE SUN ROSE pale and cold over McGregor’s Farm. As the icy air was sliced through with ribbons of golden light, a ragged scarecrow fluttered in the weak morning breeze. Chunks of rotten straw dangled limply from the cuffs of a faded blue jacket whose shiny brass buttons had long since dropped to the earth. […]

I’m a winner

50,366

I finished NaNoWriMo a week early. As of now I’ve got 50,366 words. This only happened because I was insanely prolific the first two weeks. The last week words have only kind of trickled out. I’m hoping the long holiday weekend will give me time to keep working on this story. I’ve hit the word […]

Messy. Delicious.

Last year’s NaNoWriMo was pretty painful. Most of what I wrote was crap, and I was up till midnight on the last night, squeezing out every last word of dreck until, panting and broken, I made it across the finish line. This year I’m not having that problem. I’ve got fewer than 15,000 words to […]

Let the NaNoWriMo begin

Comfy clothes — check. Viking hat — check. Paper — check. Pens — Check.Laptop — check. Mug — check. It’s NaNoWriMo time. My NaNoWriMo project is entitled “Temporary People.” It’s a concept I toyed with a while ago, but couldn’t really figure out what I wanted to do with it. Most of the stuff I […]

The great word dump

Due to [insert long and unpleasant story here] the plans I had for last weekend fell through, which means I now have a giant bag of polyhedral dice, fake nunchucks, and several yards of gold lamé and nothing do do with them. (If you need a Halloween costume for a nerdy ninja superhero, hit me […]

I’m a Winner!

SO TIRED. But I did it!!! It ain’t pretty. It don’t make a lot of sense. But dammit, I DID IT. Right now I hate this manuscript too much to do anything with it, but after I finish Star and Scribe I’ll come back to it. For now, it’s time to play some celebratory Rock […]