I'm coming back up for air now that NaNoWriMo 2008 is done. I managed to make my personal goal plus a couple of extra thousand for good measure, with a final NaNo-site-official word count of 77,090 words for the month of November. Not too shabby, if I do say so myself.What's up next? Finishing the … Continue reading I’m still alive!
I managed to cross that magical 50,000-word mark last night at my solitary write-in. This is the second year in a row I've hit 50k while writing solo in a coffee shop surrounded by strangers. It's an odd feeling: accomplishment mingled with melancholy.This year, I was actually planning on having at least one writing friend … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Week 3 Update
So, during NaNoWriMo, I'll often get to a point in my writing where I'm struggling a bit but I'm still slogging onward, writing mostly crap, but at least still writing. And then, on occasion, it's as if one of my characters finds a way to say something to another character when in reality they're talking … Continue reading Recap: 16 November 2008
Well, I've survived to the middle of Week Two. Monday was little sketchy as my normally bionic immune system threatened to fail me, but it seems to have repaired itself (as bionic things are prone to do) for the time being. I very rarely get sick, but about once every four to five years, all … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2008: Week Two
So, Neil Gaiman has a knack for lifting my writing spirits. In his post today, he linked to this old post, which had the following question and answer.______NEIL,I'm trying to find my place in writing, and I am leaning towards the Screenplay format. Since you write in almost every format, Which is easier?1. writing a … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2008: In the Midst of Week One
As predicted, HSM3, Zack & Miri, and Saw V took the Top 3 spots. Here's your Top 10.High School Musical 3: Senior Year ($15 million)Zack and Miri Make a Porno ($10.7 million)Saw V ($10.1 million)Changeling ($9.4 million)The Haunting of Molly Harvey ($6 million)Beverly Hills Chihuahua ($4.7 million)The Secret Life of Bees ($4 million)Max Payne ($3.7 … Continue reading Recap: 3 November 2008
I was on a business trip/quasi-vacation last week, which explains the lack of posts. Sorry about that. With NaNoWriMo starting Saturday, a couple of things could happen. I'll either be posting more since blogging is at least a semi-productive form of procrastination. Or I'll be posting less because I'm shooting for 75,000 words this year … Continue reading Recap: 26 October 2008