Staring Down the NaNo Tunnel

I wrote 2,133 words this morning. Let me clarify. I wrote 2,133 words between 5:30 and 7:15 AM. That is…a lot of words. At this moment, I have 2,298 words to go, four days left, and pretty much just the climax to sketch out before I have something that I want to...

Because It’s November 1…

Late in the day, but I’ve managed to write 2566 words for the first day of NaNoWriMo. I’ve also managed to edit ten pages on another manuscript, so I think I’m allowed to take a little time off and do some knitting this evening. But because it is...

The 2013 TBR Challenge

Wendy, the Super Librarian, is doing it again. “It” in this case is the 2013 TBR Challenge, an opportunity to go through the TBR pile you’ve got stacking up either in physical books or on your tablet/iDevice and actually read some of them....

A Shimmering Star in the Cinema Fir-ma-ment

When I was thirteen, my mother took me to see a great star of the silent screen who was signing a coffee table book she’d done about the films of her and her sister. When we reached the front of the line, I couldn’t help myself and gushed, “Oh, Miss...

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