Monthly Archives: October 2014

NaNoFeed: Workaholism, sustainability, and toxic standards

For the last few weeks, I have been doing a lot of sleeping. During the day I’ve had very little energy, and have been spending quality time on my couch, reading novels and exploring new reaches on Twitter. I have … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: getting in shape for the marathon

Tonight I’m at the Municipal Liaisons’ write-in at Your Mom’s Basement in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. It’s dark and windy outside, with the neon of the strip mall showing in the darkness across the street. Earlier we had lowering grey … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: In honor of a new writing year

I was a student, and then worked with students, for enough years that each new quarter or semester marked a new schedule, and therefore an opportunity for thinking about how I was going to structure my time. Talking with a … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors, Sunday 26 October 2014 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

The winter evening had grown blue, and the threatened snow-squall now wrapped the island in its embrace. Veils of snow caught the faint illumination from the banquet-room as the Saiph patronage, from Martisset the Elder and Tethys down to Naime-Yasmin’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors, Sunday 26 October 2014 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Martisset knew the story, as did every child on Karis. One journey-ship among many had found the Original Jump; no one knew what had happened to the others. One of all the ships that set out from the Original World, after … Continue reading

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Goals: Almost November!

It’s been a very challenging summer. I just moved back into my apartment, following the demolition and reconstruction of my sleeping space to repair damage from mold. I’ve had a nagging cough for the last month, along with many of … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors, Sunday 19 October 2014 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Martisset’s ninth name-day was observed in the dark of the moon following the Feast of Landfall. She and her namesake did the devotions in the enclosure of Martis-Mortis. He instructed her parents to take her to the Shipwrights’ Chapel in … Continue reading

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