Archive for the 'Writerly' Category

Dec
7
2007
All Kindsa Stuff!

First:


moar funny pictures

Angie sent me a link to something she created, which made me giggle. She took this pic of me, or someone at Samhain did, at the RT booksigning in April. Anyway, I made the one above … Read More »

Nov
26
2007
Manic Monday

I don’t know what the deal is but I have been so cold this fall and winter! I’m suddenly the woman you work with who wears like a coat in the office and has a space heater under her desk. … Read More »

Nov
14
2007
Writerly Wednesday – The Road To Excess and The Lack of Subtlety

So I was having a discussion with, who else, Megan, and we were talking about promotion and the pressure to promote and how some authors have taken that pressure and just gone crazy with it and it’s backfiring onto all … Read More »

Nov
8
2007
Magic

Over 5K yesterday on Standoff and I’m so thrilled! Last night as I was writing a scene that really only came to me a few days ago, I hit that sweet spot where the words just fell from my fingertips. … Read More »

Nov
7
2007
Redeeming Bad Hero Behavior

A few months back, gorged myself on Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ Natural Born Charmer. I finished it all in one sitting and I really enjoyed it. I’m a big fan of SEP’s ability to write characters that are messed up, wounded … Read More »

Nov
6
2007
Titilating Tuesday

Ah time flies. My oldest child turns ten today. Holy cow, how did that happen? He happily scarfed down four pancakes before scampering off to school with popsicles for his birthday treat thingy. Tonight it’ll be cake and ice cream … Read More »

Nov
4
2007
I Blame Lili – Booksigning and Sven

Because she mentioned Earth Wind and Fire this morning in her LJ entry and of course I had to go to Itunes and grab some. Right now I’m listening to my third go-round with Boogie Wonderland. I LOVE Earth Wind … Read More »

Nov
3
2007
Saturday Check In

Cascadia Wolves: Standoff

26,000 / 70,000
(37.1%)

Wheee! 3K words yesterday and I’m really happy with what I did. I’ve cut most surfing on the web and where I used to not be able to write during the day, I’ve … Read More »

Oct
31
2007
Writerly Wednesday

First of all – last night I watched Resident Evil: Apocalypse and the season opener of Nip/Tuck – Oded in spec ops gear and Julian, oh my Dr. Troy – so sullen, so selfish…

The two most engaging powers of… Read More »
Oct
21
2007
Sunday

So, week one of Sven – 24.5K! WHEEEE!

I’d written an opening scene but it just wasn’t working for me, or it was fine but I want more than fine. So I changed that and it totally freed everything so … Read More »