Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Early May Retrospective

So I know that May is not quite early, but it’s Thursday and I owe an update, so I’m doing this a little early.  With 30.5 of 31 days already passed, I don’t think things will change much. So how … Continue reading

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Character Monday – Sensei

In honor of the holiday (Memorial Day, for those that may not be American reading this), I am presenting one of my soldier characters.  Although he wasn’t killed in action, it’s the most appropriate that I can do. Name: Sergeant James … Continue reading

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MURICA – Recipes Needed

No, I don’t need recipes for the country.  As metaphorical and interesting as that is, I want recipes for actual food. This Monday, I have the day off, the SyFy channel is playing reptile monster movies all day, and I have … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Fanfic

Growing up, I was a voracious reader, but I only took my first steps into writing once I had gotten to college.  I was a storyteller before then, certainly in my own head, but writing them down had never really … Continue reading

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Character Monday – Gromnash

It’s that time again, Character Monday!  I thought that I should actually introduce someone from my current work.  I’m not ready to introduce the main character (Sarah) yet, but I will soon. I did add one more category, Trademarks, where I … Continue reading

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In the Mind of an Introvert

In other words, from my highly introverted perspective, from the whole world. Before I begin this ramble, let me start by defining my terms.  I want to lay aside all the stereotypes and bullshit and break this down as simply … Continue reading

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Character Monday: Maria

It’s that time again, Character Monday!  In honor of the recent holiday, I am presenting one of my mother characters, and the one that is probably the most interesting. I’ve made a few updates to the template that I use … Continue reading

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Self Rewards

The human will is a very limited thing.  There is only so much that you can force yourself to do because it’s good for you dammit, and sticking to a task long-term, especially in the face of adversity, is something … Continue reading

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Character Monday: Zin

Is it jumping on the bandwagon if I’m only the third person to do so?  I prefer to think of it as being inspired, and if that is the case, I owe inspiration for this to Quix and Raq. The … Continue reading

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A CampNaNo Retrospective

This past month was the first of this year’s Camp NaNoWriMo events (the other is in July).  I participated, and won, writing 62,826 words and beating my goal of 60k. One of the cool things about Camp this year was … Continue reading

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