Susan Cooper, Over Sea Under Stone, 1974Read more "Behind them, the big diesel locomotive hooted like a giant owl, and the train began to move out."
This week I watched a talk by Laurel K. Hamilton at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference about things that make her want to stop writing and how to overcome those things. Watch the video here. The things that I took away from her talk were: 1. Find what only you can write: Don’t force yourself […]Read more "Writing Advice #7"
George R. R. MartinRead more "Winter is Coming"
Francesca Lia Block, I Was a Teenage Fairy, 1998Read more "The roses nodded their heads at her with languor as if to say, Don’t disturb us it’s late we’re getting our beauty sleep."
Yesterday and today I did not update my word count on the Nanowrimo site because: 1. I forgot (yesterday) 2. I got a new tattoo (today) But over the course of the last few days I wrote 14,231 words which put me at 51,660 words this month! I honestly didn’t think I could do it, […]Read more "Nano 2018 Days 25-27"
Francesca Lia Block, I Was a Teenage Fairy, 1998Read more "The sight of their phantom faces might have made her feel less ancient."
Word count: 2862 Projects: Havoc’s Moon (and two companion novellas to the series) Goals achieved/notes: got a lot of side characters and more of my antagonist fleshed out. Progress is happening but the scene that I wanted to tackle today remains unfinished. There’s always tomorrow. Total word count: 34,928Read more "Nano 2018 Day 24"