Monthly Archives: November 2013

NaNoFeed: movie night on the starship (Inside the Jump excerpt)

Cabin fever’s an extra risk when you have three different parties on board who hate each other, not to mention the stowaways. So to take the edge off, our heroes get ready for the traditional Movie Night on the Starship.

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NaNoFeed: In media res, baby: a family reunion (Inside the Jump excerpt)

For most of September and October, I was doing character interviews with the main cast of this year’s NaNo novel, Inside the Jump. Nonetheless, I was surprised at how lively they were once I started writing. So, without further ado, two cousins meet … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: 25K at the end of day five

I missed the first few days of blogging, but I’ll be writing daily from here on. Tonight I did a write-in by g-chat, from the comfort of my own kitchen nook, with the first snow of the season spitting out … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: shooting for the moon, landing in the stars

So once more I set myself the Lost Weekend NaNo Challenge (50K in a long weekend) and once more I “failed.” I’m hanging at 21,961 words now, which is to say a little less than halfway to 50,000 words (43.922%, … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 3 November 2013 (Inside the Jump)

“By the Fourth Prime,” the Ship’s Voice said, “that is the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen. Implosively weird. A walking hull-breach.” Jehen startled at Yasmin’s profanities. Not her usual style at all. And yes, it was weird. Genubi would make … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Correction, it’s blue-collar multicultural space opera

Writing the closing bout of our NaNo Day 1 with the inimitable Devin Harnois at our traditional location. And it’s blue-collar multicultural space opera I’m writing, witness the following excerpt (Jehen is one of the Captains of a cybernetic starship). … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: day one dawns a little late

This year, I am setting out to do the Lost Weekend (12,500 words a day in four days) and combine it with a fitness challenge (12,500 steps a day). Ambitious. And I’m already behind, at least on the exercise part. … Continue reading

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