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Writing Statistics

There was a meme going around twitter for a bit asking how many complete novels (I think specifically the unpublished) writers had written. I didn’t know, and then put off collecting the statistics for two days because it was a … Continue reading

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Cosmam Plays Video Games – Baldur’s Gate Edition

The first step to playing any game is to figure out how you’re going to play the game.  For some games, like Doom, that’s pretty easy – the biggest question there is what drink you want while playing it.  For others, this … Continue reading

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Box Done! (Better Late than Never)

So you remember that deadline that I gave myself, for getting the box that holds my mini-painting supplies done?  4/15/18?  Because I do, and the whooshing sound that it made as it flew by. But all is not lost, because … Continue reading

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Fo Shame

If there’s one thing I’m really, really good at, it’s not following through on updating this blog.  I am, in fact, a master at not posting, but I’ve decided that that’s something that I should maybe get a little worse at. … Continue reading

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In the blog that is! I mentioned this last post, but my blog will be becoming a bit more general purpose.  Instead of being focused on primarily on writing, it will be focused on all my creative/hobby endeavors, potentially with … Continue reading

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On Why I’m Not Doing NaNo This Year

Long time no post!  Like, really long time.  Oops?  As it turns out, I find talking about my writing not very interesting, so this blog died a little bit.  But fear not (unless you’re afraid of zombies), for it is … Continue reading

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Novel Notes Organization

So, I’m currently doing some world-building and general planning for a draft of a novel that I’m going to be starting in March.  Unlike my normal “get a two sentence idea and then write 100k of bullshit on it” approach, … Continue reading

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My History with 50kDayOne

A little less than five years ago, I found myself starting NaNoWriMo as an ML for a newly created region.  I was excited, and determined that this would be the year that I would finally win, but my first two … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2014 Plans

This year, I’m undertaking one of my most hallowed NaNo traditions early:  I’m changing the story that I’m working on. Every year since 2010 (including 2010), I have come up with a story idea during November and then switched to … Continue reading

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NaNo Rewards – The New Idea

Every year for NaNo, as part of my strategy to keep myself motivated throughout the month, I figure up a couple of rewards for myself at a few milestones.  I’ve played with the idea some, going from months for percentage … Continue reading

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