Monthly Archives: December 2012

Monday report

I struggle with the evil internal editor that always seems to pop up in my head when I write. But I still managed to write 3250 words last week, ending up at 35789 total. Once again unsure where the book … Continue reading

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Monday report

Just a quick check-in on this Christmas Eve morning. Last week went well. I wrote 4741 words, for a total of 32539 words written on the new novel. I am slowly closing in on my goal of 5000 words/week minimum. … Continue reading

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Truth

Writing is a subconscious art, not a conscious one. You heard your first story before you could speak, so your subconscious knows a lot more about writing than your conscious brain ever will. — Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Monday report

Unsurprisingly, I lost momentum at the end of last week with the news of the massacre in Connecticut. I send all good wishes to the grieving families, and hope that we as a country find a way to deal better … Continue reading

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Hugh Howey’s Excellent Contract

Hugh Howey has signed a book contract. In itself, that’s no surprise. Hugh’s Wool series has sold over 300,000 copies in ebook form, and film rights have already been optioned. But the nature of the contract Hugh and his agent … Continue reading

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Monday report

Last week I wrote 4078 words, for a total of 24370, according to Scrivener. That’s about 1000 less than goal, but I spent one day working on the plot. And I still haven’t figured out exactly where things are going, … Continue reading

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Truth

“Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?” ― Cornelia Funke

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Escape from Jesus Island

My friend Shawn French is a writer and artist. His best known effort was creating a (hard core) indie-produced horror film named The Wrong House. Currently he’s involved in writing and organizing a graphic novel called Escape from Jesus Island, … Continue reading

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Post-NaNoWriMo check-in and current plans

My word count for National Novel Writing Month was 20,292 words. The official NaNo count was 20,273 words. I don’t know why they’re giving me a different count than Scrivener, but it doesn’t matter. That’s a good word count for … Continue reading

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