Listening to: Jack Johnson, “Holes to Heaven”. Gotta say, it’s nice to have a laptop with speakers that I don’t cover with my hands when I type. Much more logical, yes?. I’m still stuck in Revisionland. It seems like I’ve been revising this book forever, but it’s only been since December 8. Yeah, yeah, that’s […]

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If the glass is full / Drink up! Drink up! / This may be the last time / we see this cup…

…If God wanted us soberHe’d knock the glass overSo while it is full we drink up! I shouldn’t even read book review and publishing blogs. They get me into trouble. For instance, Galleycat led me to this entry from the Book Examiner, which makes me want to grab Gatsby and a gimlet. I’m seriously considering […]

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Catching Up

Haven’t read GalleyCat in a while, so I found a few gems over there today. Book Cover Mashup over at bookninja–hysterical.Go ahead, judge a book by its cover–or at least, guess its Amazon ranking based on its cover. Found yesterday: This is old, but it’s new to me–and gave me a laugh. How to Write […]

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The Avoidance Troll

I’ve needed to get some editing done for days. If I’m going to be ready for NaNo, I need to have all these other chores out of the way. But there’s this little troll, a short little stumpy little wrinkle-faced little jerk,* who sits next to me and whispers, “But wouldn’t it be better to […]

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Off and Running

Listening to: Rise Against, “Life Less Frightening” For several days there, I was really avoiding my revisions. Probably that whole “character motivation” thing. I had no idea how I was going to pull that off, and I knew it would be somewhat difficult, and I haven’t written anything new in this novel for at least […]

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Daily Dose of Cute

Not much to report here–just procrastinating before I resume my daily 1000 words–but this is too damn cute. We had a hedgehog when I was younger. Adorable little creatures, if a bit shy. And I think they’re illegal in PA, or at least that’s what everyone said.

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