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NaNoFeed: writing in solidarity with the 28-hour writing tour (on my couch)

I need a T-shirt that says I survived the Ides of March. I wrote 5000 words tonight, between 6:25pm and 10:45pm (with breaks in between). Yay me, and why can’t I be this productive on other nights? Because I’m crazy-busy with … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Live from the 28-hour writing tour (The eve of the Ides of March)

Cleopatra had a rough night on 14 March 44 BC, like everyone else in Rome. (Special thanks to Bill Shakespeare for the weather report.) During the night the wind rose, and she heard it howling in the wee hours, whistling … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: live from the 28-hour writing tour (murder most foul)

I have two murders to write tonight. One is historically attested (the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March 44 BC) in all of its journalistic particulars (who-what-when-why-where-and-how). The other may have been death from natural causes, though … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Live from the 28-hour writing tour

This year is different. This year is really different. I’m obsessing over three or four things at once (some of which will be unveiled in December), including visual character designs for Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues. I’ll be revising that … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: a pause in the dark of the year

Special thanks to Becca Patterson, whose conversation about definitions of success sparked this blog entry. *** This is my year of NaNo-failure (which is to say, not brilliant over-achievement). Yesterday and today I skipped writing, and now I’m behind on … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: the next project

The next project–yes, I’m thinking about the next project, even as I am pausing on the current one–is a space opera. It doesn’t have a name yet, but there’s quite a bit of it written already. I last touched it … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: from the thickets of research to the sky of speculation

Warning: ramblies, lots of them. I have to keep repeating to myself: This project is a sketch at best. After three hours of research for every hour of writing (at a minimum), I have piles of stuff to read though. … Continue reading

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