Author Archives: Katje

About Katje

three raccoons in a trench coat. i write about witches, wolves, and warrior women. someday i hope to return to the wild where things have always made sense.

New and Exciting Forms of Procrastination

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1. Sleeping all day.  2. Reading again. Currently reading The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro (collection of short stories) and As Francesca by Martha Baer, a BDSM-y novel I’m enjoying quite a bit.  3. Dinner at 3 am!  4. A multitude of sites.  5. Posting in my LJ instead of writing.  6. Doing the dishes.  7. Cleaning… Read more »

Nanofail

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Only got 28,274 words for November. Goal for Fimo is 25K words and the entire thing edited. Then I try to get it published. …coming shortly: Fimofail.

Half-way mark!

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25,486 words done this month; 163,534 words done total. And 87% done with the book. 😀  I love how I have absolutely no control over the story now. It's fully the characters' tale to tell. I'm just typing it out for them.  

sigh sigh sigh

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1755 words so far! ….on day 3. Arg. Well, I have a paper due tomorrow that I've not even started, so…tough shit. Need grades! UKL was AWESOME. I unfortunately was unable to take pictures or actually meet her, but hearing her talk was amazing. =) Happy Katje is happy. Going to do my paper. And novel.

Incredible and exciting and wonderful and thrilling

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My mom got two free tickets to go see Ursula K. Le Guin present at the Vancouver Writers’ Festival. She’s taking me. It’s on Saturday. On Saturday, I get to see one of the premiere female fantasy writers present. I get to see Ursula K. Le Guin — one of my favorite authors — in person. SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Katje van Loon… Read more »