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The Mistake

October 27, 2010


Meta: Day 2 and still having trouble getting over 300 words in about an hour. This time, though, the hour was really 10 minute blocks stolen while cooking dinner. I used my usual uninterrupted writing time to attend a writer’s network meetup, hoping to find some other masochists who are planning to do NaNoWriMo. The […]

A Long Ride Home

October 25, 2010


Meta: So, day 1 of “practice” was not amazing. It took nearly an hour to write just over 300 words. But it’s all okay. I’m going to hang onto the fantasy that it will be easier when I’m working on a single story rather than a random writing prompt. And hopefully I’ll at least build […]

Oh $h*t, It’s NaNoWriMo Time Again

October 25, 2010


NaNoWriMo is almost upon up, that crazy month in November when participants try to write 50,000 words in a month. I’ve tried to do it for the past two years, and failed miserably and early in my attempts. But I really like the idea of NaNoWriMo – the daily writing habit that it requires, the […]

A World Without Blue

October 19, 2010


Writing Prompt: A box of crayons missing the blue one It was the day she saw the world in blues that she picked up a box of crayons at the Longs Drugs on the corner. She went in for a water to help her on her walk home, and as she walked to the back […]

And Now, A Word From Our Author

October 13, 2010


In an ideal world, I would like to say that I haven’t blogged in a while because the last thing that got me all riled up – namely, Sarah Palin – withered and died, and buried with her went my inspiration. Sadly, this is not the case. She’s alive and well and apparently spawning. I, […]