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The Writing Life

Yay, insomnia!

Just when I think the Sandman’s on his way and I’m about to lose consciousness, I wake the frak back up. I’ve loaded a new plugin to WordPress, updated my Facebook profile picture, and pondered the meaning of life in the last hour or so. I also watched Iron Man …

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The latest word count, two scenes to go. If they stay getting started is tough, finishing is even worse.  I don’t feel like I’m done, and of course I know I’m not. Next comes editing, and then the saga of trying to get this thing published. My knowledge of such …

NaViPlaMo

No, this has nothing to do with blue skinned aliens. When the internet will be busy taking part in NaNoWriMo, Ingrid Díaz will be starting her NaNoEdMo, and most people will be celebrating what they call ‘November’, on November 1st I will begin NaViPlaMo, otherwise known as National Violin Playing …

The Legacy of Legacy of Olympus

Some of you have expressed disappointment at my decision not to finish my novel Legacy of Olympus. Some of you have told me that it’s the worst piece of tripe I’ve ever written. Some have told me it’s great and action packed. You’re all probably right. What it boils down …

I’ll procrastinate tomorrow

Current Word Count: 85523 Current SAN Score: Negligible When I got home today, I had the usual plan of typing up all the writing I did on my breaks at work. It’s usually what I do when I come home from work, and yet, it was a while before I …

Progress Report

Mark my words, this will be done by November.

The End Of Summer

It’s not all a bad thing. When you’re an adult you generally work year-round, so fall simply signifies a change of weather, and perhaps kids going back to school, which is universally considered a good thing by all the parents I know. For me, I’m not sure if the change …

Gotta Love the Day Job

When I was a kid, I would write story after story and dream about being the next Anne Rice. (Don’t hate, back then she didn’t suck yet.) I had little desire to have a ‘regular’ job, so I wasted my time in Uni studying things I didn’t really care for, …

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