Monthly Archives: May 2012

One Thing or the Other

I am a writer and I am an editor. I am rarely both at the same time. I used to be a grammar nazi, but I’m not much of one anymore. Stephen Fry did a very interesting talk (which you … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 12

Words written since Week 11: 9,968 words 110010 / 150000 words. 73% done! Almost three-fourths through my arbitrary goal! Things are moving forward nicely. If I’m gauging things correctly, the 150k goal may not be too far off, although I … Continue reading

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Short Book Reviews

Sometimes I don’t have enough to fill a full post. Here’s what I’ve been reading: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Rating: **** (4 out of 5 stars) I read this in a matter of two days, a good portion of … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 11

Words written since Week 10: 9,912 100042 / 150000 words. 67% done! Holy crap, I’ve written over 100k words. That’s quite a milestone, two-thirds of the way to my arbitrary goal number. I just started on Chapter 11, and I’m … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 10

Words written since Week 9: 5,123 words 90130 / 150000 words. 60% done! After ten weeks, I suppose it isn’t a terrible thing to declare a word count amnesty. I told myself I only had to reach 90k this week … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 9

Words written since Week 8: 9,973 85007 / 150000 words. 57% done! In spite of all efforts by this last week to thwart my reaching 85k – work, school, and a power outage for a good chunk of the weekend … Continue reading

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Outage

I wake up feeling stifled, but that sometimes happens. I sleep warmly and feel more cocooned with a comforter, even in the summer (it is still officially spring, but I call it summer when our highs pass the mid-80s). I … Continue reading

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