the year so far

Since it's the halfway point of the year, a little navel-gazing.For the last couple years I've participated in a year-long writing challenge called Get Your Words Out: there are various levels of goals to select from, you choose one and then you write. You can work on one project or many, whatever floats your boat,… Continue reading the year so far

Happy New Year!

I feel like I should say something profound, but profundity is not my area. Instead, I will say I hope you had a lovely holiday season, and I hope the new year is everything you want it to be.My tradition around New Year's is to do a writing roundup type of thing, so:2012 word countThis… Continue reading Happy New Year!

30 days of literary abandon

Nanowrimo starts in a few days. I'm more excited about this than I am about Halloween, Christmas and my birthday put together.The first time I participated was 2003, when I hit the 50,000 word goal (and then some) but never actually finished the story. Which is for the best. I played along again in 2005… Continue reading 30 days of literary abandon

monthly accounts

A little random prettiness.July total: 25,532Yearly total: 148,810Projects:1 novella edited and submitted1 novella rough draft written3 short stories begun or continuedLots of editing this month. It cuts into word count.I've also been making plans for next year, which is weird for me: I'm not used to planning things this far in advance. But it seems… Continue reading monthly accounts

80k in 80 days: DONE

As of today, I have hit the word count goal for 80k in 80 days, otherwise known as May Your Write Your Novel. Everything I write between now and the 19th is just gravy. (And there will be more writing. Oh yes. I have things to finish.) Prettying things up around hereFor this challenge I completed:a… Continue reading 80k in 80 days: DONE