“Honey, I love you a lot, but when we go in there, try not to be so much yourself as usual, okay?” We were standing outside of my boyfriend’s house, poised for of all things, a funeral. I was sixteen, two years before I met irowboat, and for some reason I don’t remember anything else … More Deep Thoughts, Served Late
Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! “We write to expose the unexposed . If there is one door in the castle you have been told not to go through, you must. Otherwise, … More Inspiration # 10
Well, hello. I know, I know. I kinda disappeared for a few days. Oh a week? Ok then, I disappeared for a week. Funny, I thought that getting my novel done so fast might free up some time and attention for things like blogging, but that time and attention has gone into things like sleep, … More Getting Back to Writing
Originally posted on Motley Mayhem:
One must get rid of the idea that educated and intelligent test persons are able to see and admit their own complexes. Every human mind contains much that is unacknowledged and hence unconscious as such; and no one can boast that he stands completely above his complexes. – Dr. Carl…
Day Seventeen: 50,011 of 50,000 So this happened… It wasn’t pretty toward the end there, as you can tell by that snippet of my last line. But I just wrote a novel in a week. Now, I can have my iPad.
Day Fifteen: 31,617 of 50,000 I’m a little excited about getting my iPad when I finish this novel. I’m also shocked and really proud of the word count I’ve been able to rack up with that particular carrot on a stick. And it’s made me wonder what it is that’s really so different about being … More In Which the Writer is Absurdly Excited
Day Thirteen: 19,555 of 50,000 This is a good month to slay a sacred cow. What I mean by a sacred cow, is that story we’ve been wanting to write for years. You know the one. Maybe it’s even the story that made us want to start writing. It’s a perfect idea, one we must … More Slaying Sacred Cows
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. Douglas Adams, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” Happy birthday, Douglas Thanks to you, I’ll always know where my towel is.
Every Sunday, I choose a passage of wisdom from someone who knows better and much more than I do about writing, life, the universe and/or everything. Share and enjoy! And once again, I’m using material from the most amazing Neil Gaiman. He posted this recently on his blog, and it’s simply too good to resist. … More Inspiration #8
Day Nine: 570 of 50,000 words (eek!) Note: This blog post was going to be about a clever strategy to motivate me to catch up. But instead, it’s more about how my boyfriend is in the Awesome League of Awesome.* Yes, I’m finally feeling better after a week of being as good as dead. I don’t think … More Motivation to Catch Up and Awesomeness Abound