Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Writing Process

First, you get an idea. It is bright and shiny like a quarter in a corner, and you run over and pick it up and gloat quietly in your head that you were the one who found it. You subsequently … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 20 – FINISHED!

Words written since Week 19: 15,481 FINISHED at 195,545 words. Thank goodness for denouement momentum. There were places near the end where I was stuck or was not sure how to proceed or was convinced I was going to fall … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 19

Words written since Week 18: 9,977 180044 / 200000 words. 90% done! I was worried there for a while that I wouldn’t get my full 10k in last week and that it would have to bleed into this week. Because … Continue reading

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Is this the Fourth Circle of Hell?

I know I’m not the only one who is tired of politics. There are days when I’m convinced election years aren’t to convince independents to choose a side between Democrat and Republican (and the occasion Green Partier, Libertarian, or what … Continue reading

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My Body is Not More Appropriate Than Yours

In a lot of ways, being a small-chested plus-size girl has its problems. In the wrong shirt, I have to deal with gaping fronts, and even in the right shirt, sometimes the back gapes when I move a certain way … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 18

Words written since Week 17: 9,963 170067 / 200000 words. 85% done! The end is definitely in sight. If I had to guess, the end of the story will be around 190k. I passed by the story’s climax this last … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Remix Week 17

Words since Week 16: 9,978 160104 / 200000 words. 80% done! I did have a lot of time this week, like I expected, and I used it effectively to write as well as give myself a little break. I’m one … Continue reading

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