29662 Word Count for the Day. Hey Ms Muse? Can we continue this hot & torrid love affair for my Kingdoms novels, please? Pretty please?Anyway, Sentence of the Day:“Bullshit,” Steve said. “You use three pairs of socks stuffed down your jeans. Little girl’s sizes.”I vaguely remember Barb using this line in an email exchange between … Continue reading NaNoWrimo excerpt of the day
We've just hit the 8th day of NaNoWriMo, and I'm already at 21640 words. This is the MOST I've written in MONTHS since the health crap started. This is also the furthest along I've ever been at the first week of NaNoWriMo in the five years I've been doing it -- usually my first to … Continue reading NaNoWrimo excerpt of the day
Okay, here's my working premise & synopsis for my NaNoWriMo novel, based on what's come out so far: A Blade for the mysterious, shadowy Association, Kris Mountainhawk uses Frank & Joe Hardy as unwitting bait to trap a serial killer loose on the streets of New Orleans at Mardi Gras, a killer using blood, torture … Continue reading NaNoWrimo: Settling on a synopsis & general plot
Today's Sentence of the Day, from today's output: “Big time Satanic voodoo shit,” Ross said. “Cow skulls, stinky candles, backwards Led Zep albums, voodoo dolls, dead bodies, you name it..." Good ol' Ross. I can always count on him to put everything into perspective. 6797 words so far. I'm WAY ahead of where I was … Continue reading NaNoWrimo Sentence of the Day
Well, here's my Sentence of the Day, from yesterday's 4k+ run (46K TO GO!! WOOT!): "This time, “prepared” meant murder…multiple. Serial. And worse, ritual."
359 words this morning, in the last half hour before attempting work.. Okay. Going full tilt into a godsawful Journey/Hardy Boys/Young Wizards Mary-sue mashup, with shades of Barb's "Candles" thing. No complaints, Barb. You started YOURS based on the last chapter of the old "Shadowed Soil/To Save A Sidhe". It's coming back full circle on … Continue reading NaNoWrimo
...and I do mean anywhere. "Oh Sherrie" came out right after I graduated high school. I remember seeing the MTV promos for it, what seemed to be this great Sword & Sorcery fantasy trip done by my favorite singer -- and I remember throwing a shoe at the TV screen during the "MTV Premiere". I … Continue reading Inspiration comes from anywhere…
Really. It IS. Watch the vid! THAT should convince you folks to try NaNoWriMo. It's OKAY to suck. It's OKAY to write badly. It doesn't MATTER if what you're writing is even publishable -- the point is to write, to get past that Inner English Teacher Critic and WRITE. I'm gonna be looking for you … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: It’s okay to suck!