I forget which project it was for, but I wrote a post called What's The Sound of One Hand Clapping? ages ago. What do you know, someone answered that question for me. Skip to about 3:56 seconds in. Go on. I'll wait.My bad ankle kind of sounds like that sometimes. Now, granted, that may resemble the hand … Continue reading What’s the sound of one hand clapping?
Dear Book the First,The other night I started reading a multi-chapter fanfiction. I enjoyed it because it was cute, fluffy and light. And, of course, in the meantime, I'm writing myself into a stupor because I'm almost done with this third draft, so reading something else for a sec was a mental break.But something about … Continue reading Dear Book the First,
Current word count: 108, 275Current page count: 386So I am definitely writing (mostly copy/ pasting) toward the end of draft 3 and I am sliding into my typical end-of-the-freaking-story behavior. I am copying and pasting scenes from the second draft in, because they fit, but instead of going through them and correcting them, fixing them … Continue reading Lazy Toward the End
I've said this before and I'll say this forever: one of the greatest, greatest benefits of growing up and living in New York City is the access to the arts. I would be a vastly different person without the museums, plays, musicals, and tours of historical landmarks I was taken to at a very young … Continue reading To New Adventures: 54 Below
No, this is not an exclusively girly post. Boys, you are safe to read on.I called this "period speak" because that's my nickname for the type of dialogue I use in my book, dialogue that comes out of writing a period piece. Also, this was inspired by an involved Twitter conversation I had with my … Continue reading Period-Speak