November 2006

Soundtrack.

The Magic Thread was written almost entirely to the tunes of Massive Attack. One Saturday, in fact, almost six hours of catching up was completed to the song “Karmacoma.” “You’re sure you want to be with me I’ve got nothing to give…”

Done!!!

I am awesome. The first draft of The Magic Thread is finished! That’s the good news…the bad news is that it’s only about 44K. I’m going to throw in my Storyball stories and do some brainstorming for a future novel rather than try to up the wordcount for Thread, because I’m burnt out on it …

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Crunch Time

Apologies, all. I won’t be posting much until the beginning of December, as I’m trying to finish my NaNoWriMo novel, and everything else is getting pushed aside. Especial apologies to the Storyball cohorts…I will get caught up, but it may not be until after the first. With heroic effort, I should be able to finish. …

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Inspiring…

I received the following e-mail from NaNoWriMo founder Chris Baty: Dear Author, You remember those overachieving participants I talked about in last week’s email? The ones speeding past us with word counts in the 20,000s, and “kick me” signs fluttering from their backs? Most of them will be cruising into the 50,000-word winners’ circle this …

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Nerd.

Outcast Genius 100 % Nerd, 56% Geek, 52% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions. You scored better than half …

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