Monthly Archives: September 2012

Parking Lots and Novel Planning

I’ve never been very good at novel planning.  Or, put rather more precisely, I’ve never been very good at novel planning that did me much good.  I can think about character details, even think about where I would like the … Continue reading

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NaNo Events (Overachiever edition!)

It’s just over a month away and entirely too soon, so I thought that I would go ahead and plan whatever special events I wanted this year, and see what others of my overachievers were interested in.  I think that … Continue reading

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NaNo Goals 2012

This year my main goal, the goal to which all others are subservient, is to write two novels start to finish.  Two particular novels, too, not just ones that I decide to write on a whim in November.  It isn’t about … Continue reading

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A plan to plan

Because I plan to plan for NaNo 2012, I realized I needed a plan for this planning.  But I don’t have one yet, just a rough idea, though I plan to have a plan for planning for NaNo 2012 soon. … Continue reading

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Throwing in the Towel

I’m throwing in the towel on my current story, but only for now.  I’ll pick it back up again, maybe even as an afterthought in NaNo. Also, oh gods NaNo. I’m not giving up on it entirely; I’m recognizing when … Continue reading

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Over-hyped Superstars

Or, how Tim Tebow is like the iPhone (and not just because I don’t want to play with either of them). I think the iPhone is the Tim Tebow of phones.  Yeah, when it first came out it could do … Continue reading

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NaNo in the Air

So, how the hell is it already NaNo season? NaNo isn’t for almost two months! And yet no part of me doubts that it is.  My friends are starting NaNo prep, including a couple of people that have never done … Continue reading

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NaNo 2012 1: Attempts at Scope

Yes, it is only just September, meaning that NaNo is almost two full months away, and yet I am already starting to think concretely about how I want this year’s NaNo experience to go. And let me tell you, it … Continue reading

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Wiki Wiki (Wild Wild West)

No, this entry has nothing to do with Westerns, or Will Smith, or rapping.  It does, however, have to do with Wikis, specifically my own. Yes, I have a wiki of my very own (well locked down, or locked down well … Continue reading

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August Retrospective

So August was my second legitimate attempt at Camp NaNo.  I actually don’t even remember what day I won, but I did, crossing 50k about mid month.  I wrote a little after that, but not much, even though I had … Continue reading

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