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Worst. Birthday Gift. Ever.

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Apparently I have weird-shaped legs. Also I suck at picking out birthday gifts for myself.

A reminder to myself that forming good habits is always harder than I hope it will be

The habit comes from me; the discipline comes from my own head — the part that’s not trying to constantly sabotage anything good in my life.

Every day, in every way…

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Often I need to hit a point that’s just below overwhelm to actually accomplish things; if I have too little to do, I procrastinate, and if I have too much, I escape from the stress by doing anything except what I’m supposed to.

30 in 30: Day 05 (in which I rag upon Eragon so hard I make him bleed from inappropriate places)

A book or series you hate Oh man. This one is almost too easy. (I say ‘almost’ because there is a book/series that I actually hate more than the one I’m writing about now…but as I haven’t actually been able to bring myself to read the whole thing, and as there’s a lot of virulent hate for it already, I… Read more »

30 Books in 30 Days: Day 01 (in which I vehemently bash Acorna’s bloated corpse)

In the interest of whipping myself to blog more, I have stolen this meme from my friend Boudicca. I’ll try and do this within a month; of course I’ve chosen the worst month possible. But whatever; it should be fun. Oh, and these posts are going to count for my GYWO, as they are not normal blog posts but an… Read more »

That’s progress, I suppose

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I have not actually written any on The Jade Star of Athering since August 2nd. However, I have thought about writing on it, and even opened the notebook to the appropriate page so I can start typing up the handwritten chapters I have done so I can continue on, as I’ve reached that point where I look at the  handwritten… Read more »

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day….

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2009 was a fairly productive year, writing-wise. I finished Bellica, started and finished Snowbound, and started The Jade Star of Athering. I also wrote a few poems, published a book of poetry, and reached a total of 156,732 for my yearly word count. I didn’t make my goal of 200,000, but I’m not too concerned about the 43,268 difference. It… Read more »

Words, Words, Words

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I’m at 14,306 words in Nano, which is good considering how tired I’ve been this month (seriously — insomnia until 5am and then not being able to wake up till the late afternoon, and tired all the rest of the time but still not able to fall asleep = not. fun. at. all.). My Nano novel is The Jade Star… Read more »

Writing hiatus

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I am taking a break from writing anything new until September 8th because I have to work on editing Snowbound, preparing for Dragon*Con, going to Dragon*Con, getting together a working props list for Dove In Death (a production that goes off the end of September), getting together my production stuff for Just Shoot Me (the show I’m directing in November),… Read more »

Snowbound finished

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I have just finished (as in, today) my first short story, Snowbound, though it’s more of a novelette at 15,758 words, and added a really terrible synopsis on the “Finished Works” page. Needs an edit, and then I send it to the Writers of the Future Contest. But not till after DragonCon. No more writing till then; I forbid myself…. Read more »

New Poems!

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I wrote two more poems today, bringing me a third of the way to my year’s goal. View can be read here, and my Hierophant meets my High Priestess: all bets called off is scheduled for tomorrow. I think I may put my most recent poems into glasstown as well; I need to add more to it. Make it thicker…. Read more »

Wow

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At 10:22 pm on Friday, July 10th, I typed the last words to my first novel, Bellica. I’m pretty darn impressed with myself. Let us party. Also, for July I’ve written 55,977 words total. That’s since the 5th, when my monthly word-count starts (because of GYWO’s system on LJ). I’m incredible. *preens* Reading copies published by the 14th of August,… Read more »