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Camp NaNo planning for Attempt #2.
This has some of the most complex characters I’ve ever created, so we’ll have to see how it goes…

Camp NaNo planning for Attempt #2.

This has some of the most complex characters I’ve ever created, so we’ll have to see how it goes…

Jul 7

Ok, I’m not going to lie, this NaNo is not going fantastically. I just don’t have the motivation for this story. I’m going to try to finish, but I have no guarantees. Besides, it’s not easy to try and write about other people’s existential crises when I’m in the middle my my own little one at the moment.

Jul 2

Day 2 of Camp NaNo and I am completely bored writing this book. So I’m changing things up.

I am going to try and write this thing as a movie script. I’ve only written one script before and the film was five minutes long, so we’ll see how this works. No promises…

Camp NaNoWriMo

So yes, I am doing Camp again this year, but we’ll see how this goes. I have so much stuff to do this month that I’m not completely confident in my ability to finish it. Not only do I have to finish a lab report tonight and get stuff from WalMart, I also have to finish my planning.

Again, not totally confident… But I’ll try.

Queries

I just sent out my third query for Going Anywhere… It’s a little nerve racking because every time I revise my pitch for the next agency, I keep asking myself if it’s good enough or if it makes sense or if it’s even a good idea to query agencies. But then I hit the send button and that’s the end of that. 

I don’t know… I just keep asking myself, “Why this moment, right now? Why hit send right now at this very moment? What makes this moment so important that I send my query now? Who gets to decide that?” Maybe I need to stop asking myself these questions and just send the stupid queries.

Just spent all day sketching, then digitally drawing, this cover for that book I wrote back in November. Oh yeah, forgot to mention, I changed the title to Going Anywhere. And the female lead’s name to Annalie. That is all.

Just spent all day sketching, then digitally drawing, this cover for that book I wrote back in November. Oh yeah, forgot to mention, I changed the title to Going Anywhere. And the female lead’s name to Annalie. That is all.

May 3

Writing this book synopsis is harder than writing the actual 335 page book.

Reality tastes like pomegranates. Think about it – it’s true. See, pomegranates look pretty boring on the outside, kind of like red onions, but then when you crack them open and taste those sweet, tangy seeds, there’s this fantastic explosion that goes on in your mouth. Reality, too, looks boring and overrated from the outside, but when you crack open life and taste the world, there’s this fantastic explosion that goes on in your metaphorical mouth that you can’t forget.

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I’ve been working on this opening paragraph for the last five hours, I swear. But it’s worth it…

Mar 6

thatoneyellow:

My friends and I made a short film following a girl through her day in the year 2020 with WWIII raging in the background.

I wrote the script for this film (and directed it and edited it)!

That’s right, I’m branching out to film!

Mar 5

… I hate it when I have reasonably good ideas… Like trying to rewrite some scenes from my last novel in first person… because then I have to actually follow through…

Feb 5

Writing novel pitches: fun for the person sitting alone in her room on a Wednesday night.

I’m having so much fun. Fun fun fun

One of my doodles from this past NaNo…

One of my doodles from this past NaNo…

A little doodle I made when I reached 50k a month ago. (side note - I can’t believe it’s already been a month!)

A little doodle I made when I reached 50k a month ago. (side note - I can’t believe it’s already been a month!)

"Cool."

That’s right, I ended my novel with the word cool. At 98,891 words.

Cool, right?