The latest in the censorship stupidity at high schools is from Charleston, West Virginia. The school board just banned two more novels. I think my readers will enjoy the rebuttal letter to the editor that the author wrote. http://www.wvgazette.com/section/News/2007102326 In other news, I had a marvelous holiday weekend with old friends and am looking forward … More Idiots and Cowards on School Boards!
Well, I was up half the night but it was worth it! I just wrapped up the first draft at 50,141 words! Now it is time to relax, maybe get a little sleep and then work on fleshing out some thin parts and adding some more character details.
And believe me, I’m going to grab some sleep, today. I got up to 41,116 words yesterday evening. Only a few more days until company arrives, so I think that Sunday is going to be a marathon session to wind up the tale. I can see some of the closing scenes now. I hope the … More Sleep is Good!
Sleep! It is such a wonderful thing! I need to try to get just wee bit more of it… Anyway, I’m up to 39,213 words and Guardian Dawn is shaping up nicely. I really do have to finish this by Thanksgiving!
Yesterday evening, after dinner, I managed to push it to 37246. I actually have several ideas of where I want it to go, but was torn between sequence of scenes. After wasting more than an hour, spinning my wheels, it dawned on me that I was trapped in editing hell! So, I decided to hell … More 37246 on NaNo
The weekends just seem to bring it out in me ’cause there is always something to do. By the time I get a chance to sit down and write, I’m way too pooped to pucker. I’m up to 31704 words now and have a pretty good idea where some things are going. One of my … More Ok, I’ve been lazy!
Well, I finally saw the Pixar animation, Ratatouille the other day and I must admit, I was pleasantly surprised. It’s a pretty good family movie. I supposed I should get over being surprised at good films from Pixar, but it looks like they’ve found the secret to bringing CGI to life and making us laugh. … More Ratatouille, the Movie