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NaNoWriMo08: I DID IT!!!

I did it. You read that right I. DID. IT. !!!!!! Just before 12:30 today, I got to 50,031 words for NaNoWriMo08. Insert happy dance here… Look, I’m a winner. I have a badge that says so:   Now, I’m going to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo08: Porch of Maidens I.Q.F. (excerpt 5)

There was a woman in a toga standing by the side of the road. She shivered in the early spring breeze, the kind of breeze which made everyone comment “Wow, it may be sunny, but it sure isn’t summer yet.” … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo08 — Porch of Maidens I.Q.F. (excerpt 4)

While opening the mail, Stephanie noticed a handwritten envelope. Those were almost always trouble, usually containing complaints about stores that had sold a consumer an expired product. They could be singularly inarticulate and almost exclusively written by people who seemed … Continue reading

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I hate it when I snort

Has anyone else out there discovered this website? It’s frequently charming, and funny, and today’s post made me snort. Yes, snort. Sometimes when something just tickles my funny bone in a weird way, I start off with a regular sounding laugh, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo08: Porch of Maidens I.Q.F. (excerpt 3)

I’m up to 16,760 words. I find I’m writing scenes that I plan to stitch together later. Sometimes it’s hard to just keep writing, every word feels like I’m searching through a junk drawer for that missing button. But there are … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo08: Porch of Maidens I.Q.F. (excerpt 2)

I’m up to 15,300 words. Still have to write about 3,000 words to get up to the mark, but I’m quite confident I can get there. For your entertainment, another excerpt: Stephanie hated that reception area. Because of the wall … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo08 — The Porch of Maidens I.Q.F. (an excerpt)

Well, I’m at 13,500 words, which is a bit behind, but not altogether undo-able. However, as you can imagine, the effort that’s going in to getting to 50,000 words doesn’t give me much time or head space to write in ye olde … Continue reading

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