Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” ~ Isaiah 9:6 Merry Christmas, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2011 After-Action Report, Part 2: What I Learned

As I’ve mentioned, I am a reformed seat-of-my-pants writer. I love those sudden bursts of inspiration where I sit down and write multiple pages of something in a white-heat, but those bursts tend to work best for short stories, initial … Continue reading

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The Only Reason For Being a Professional Writer

“The only reason for being a professional writer is that you just can’t help it.” ~Leo Rosten Swiped from one of Passive Guy’s posts today because I loved it.

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NaNoWrimo 2011 After-Action Report, Part 1

I don’t know about you, but my November whizzed by so fast I’m still trying to figure out where it went. Originally, I intended to blog about how things were going with NaNoWriMo but… *laughs* Yeah, obviously that didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine…

“Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.” ~ Ray Bradbury

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50,000 Words or Bust…

…fortunately it wasn’t a bust. 😀 My grand total ended up being 50,414 words. NaNoWriMo win! More on this whole process later–I’ll be traveling tomorrow, but I should have downtime over the next week. I will say this now: NaNo … Continue reading

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