On Your Mark

On Your Mark

“This is my favorite week of the year, Little Sharks. As you reflect on the year past. don’t forget to plan (not WISH) for the year to come.” — Kelley Sue DeConnick Almost there. In less than 24 hours, 2015 will be done and dusted. Yesterday was about looking back....
Light One Candle

Light One Candle

Tonight marks the Winter Solstice, the moment when the earth is furthest from the sun in its orbit and night is at its longest. Little wonder that this moment falls close to the point where we mark the end of the year. Throughout man’s history, this has been a time to note because after this, night grows shorter, the days grow longer — and the promise of spring and a new growing season is at hand. That’s still a ways away, but we know it’s coming.

NaNoWriMo Inspiration: Day 30

“Victory belongs to the most persevering.” — Napoleon Bonaparte Word counts are due to the NaNo site tonight by 11:59 PM your time zone. Do yourself a favor and get them posted early because the site will see some heavy traffic as midnight starts to...
NaNoWrimo Inspiration: Day 29

NaNoWrimo Inspiration: Day 29

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead Two days left. Come Tuesday morning, NaNoWriMo 2015 will be behind us, win or lose. Today, though, we write....

NaNoWriMo Inspiration: Day 28

“You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” — Oprah Winfrey

Funny, I keep telling my characters that. At this point, they’re not particularly interested in listening. But they’re in the middle of the book, so they do not know the pain which lies ahead of them. My hero, especially. He has no understanding how out of his depth he is. Naturally this is going to cause considerable pain, especially to the heroine, who is falling for him despite her logical instints that tell her otherwise. ::cackles evilly::

Character torture. Gotta love it.

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