Wade sauntered over to the side of the road, and for the first time got a glimpse of where he was. Brown, weedy grass stretched over endless rolling hills as far as he could see, on all sides of him. He turned to look at the sign he’d run into, and sure enough, the front… Continue reading Know Your Novel, Part One: Welcome to Eden, Wyoming
I hate quitting. Even when I pile my metaphorical plate higher than Vesuvius, I hate to remove even a single thing from that plate. It feels like giving up. It feels like failure. Which is why it took me two weeks to realize I had to strategically retreat from quit NaNo. The setup was perfect… Continue reading //in which I am a dropout
It's approaching that time of year. This will be my tenth 'novel writing month,' between Novembers, Junes, and the one Camp Nano stuck in there somewhere. I can call myself a NaNo veteran now. Sky and Cait put up another Beautiful Books questionnaire, as they do every year, and never before have I felt so… Continue reading //beautiful books: nano 2016
When Arielle recently dusted off some of her old writing, I decided to hunt through some of mine. The purpose was kicks and giggles - after all, why not? I uncovered my first foray into NaNoWriMo - a novel titled, 'Phase,' written in 2009. It had no discernible plot, but it reads something like 'if… Continue reading //latin, space, and sarcasm: the things that survived
My OC Kirikizu, drawn by the incredible-amazing-fantastic Lauren, aka CielaRose on DeviantArt. Usually, I'm an obsessive NaNo poster. I post every few days with updates - snippets, character biographies, what-have-you. This year, though, I seem to have abandoned the 'obsessive poster' persona for 'completely absent blogger' persona. I'm getting a lot done - I've passed… Continue reading //The Dying of the Light: Update + Snippets. A Lot of Snippets.