Oh, yeah, you're probably wondering about the picture. I sprained my ankle last week. It rolled, which it does pretty often, and then I had to wear snowboots to get around and I worked with this ankle for two days (and I work retail, so I'm on my feet from anywhere from 4 to 9 hours … Continue reading 10 Books Read, and Other Tales
So, as I posted last week or so, I finished the NaNo 2013 project. If you care to read it, here's a link to its home on GoogleDocs. Fair warning: it was uploaded so it might not save your place as you're reading. Also, the story has links within the text because I basically spent … Continue reading NaNo ’13: Completed & Special Features
Today is this blog's fifth birthday. Hard to believe. It's in kindergarten now.I try to mark every blog birthday a little differently. It's another year that I've kept writing.This blog wasn't opened to the public until more than a year after I started it. In fact, it may have been two years after I started … Continue reading Happy 5th Birthday, Blog!
I finished the outline for my fourth draft. It is 66 pages long. Right now, I'm on a "I finished it" high, so I'm not being very objective, BUT I think it's a definite improvement over my third draft. There's a plot. There's a climax. There's an end.Now I guess I have to write the … Continue reading Of Finished Outlines & Throwback Thursday
First of all, to call only the second semester of Fiction workshop class "Advanced" is hilarious. I took Advanced Fiction, a workshop class, the second semester of my freshmen year at Emerson College and unlike the rather gold-stars-for-everyone approach of Intro to Fiction, Advanced Fiction was a workout.I still remember my professor, Ms. McLarin, a … Continue reading Advanced Fiction Class