Pickin’ up a little bit of speed

Another week another wordcount. Project: Librarians (with a little short story on the side) Deadline: Aug 14, 2013 New words written: 3 297 Present total word count: 26 044 Things accomplished in fiction: The torrid affair with the short story is finally nearing...

Anti-Caturday: An Ode to Octopi*

Octopuses are among my favorite creatures. They are incredible. Not only can they change the color and texture of their skins, they have a brain (well nerve clusters, but work with me here) for each of their legs separately as well as one for general thinking....

Back in the Saddle Again

This week writing has been more like pulling teeth than it has been in a long time. There are some likely reasons, all of them personal, none of them actually necessary evils. The good news is, I think I’m finally getting over the hump. Today the words have been...

Noveling in the short form

I have to admit; I’ve been cheating this week. I planned and started to write a short story, when I should have been noveling. I’m bogged down in the endless middle again and I couldn’t resist the temptation. Nonetheless I’m falling behind on...

Anti-Caturday: Still Traveling

At the time this is getting published, I’m on my way back home from Copenhagen and so instead of an actual post, have some cute animal...