I’m still alive!

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!

NaNoWriMo: Week 3 Update

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

Recap: 16 November 2008

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

NaNoWriMo 2008: In the Midst of Week One

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

Recap: 3 November 2008

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

Recap: 26 October 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