Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

How a Figment of My Own Imagination Killed the Crankies

I recently went back to work on my NaNo novel.  I decided that, before I edited (and rewrote) too much, I should gather all the background information that I didn’t do the first time.  So, I am redoing my outline, … Continue reading

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Blog? What blog?

Did you every have one of those weekends where everything went right for your writing? Whatever you were working on just flowed? That was my weekend. This may come as a surprise to many of you, since I have been … Continue reading

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My Father’s Daughter

I am my father’s daughter…oh, look! A shiny paperclip! That about says it all doesn’t it? Ok, not really, but its a good way to start a post about a girl who could never settle on anything. When kids were … Continue reading

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The Amazing Power of Timeout

I never thought I would say this, but here goes: Monday again? Yay! No, I haven’t gone crazy. It was just one of those weekends. I have written before about taking the weekend off from writing, something I planned to … Continue reading

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It’s a Check! Yay! Crap, No It’s Not.

Last week, Pookie had the week off of work. This meant, whether planned or not, I took a vacation, too. To be honest, it was a working vacation. We helped move/build the set for the upcoming production of Willy Wonka … Continue reading

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Ooh, look at the pretty pictures!

Good Morning and Happy Opening Day! (Really, I am not doing another post about baseball—I just needed to get that out. Besides, the Phillies’ first game isn’t until tomorrow.) 🙂 About a year and a half ago, I had a … Continue reading

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The Thesaurus Is Your Best Friend? Inconceivable!

In 1988 the The Writer’s Handbook reprinted an article by Stephen King entitled, Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully: In Ten Minutes. One of the most famous quotes to come out of that article is: “Any word you have … Continue reading

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