Tag Archives: rewriting

Update: Considering Amputation

I have to scrap my Camp NaNoWriMo plans. Not just because I’m overwhelmed in terms of time (I am,) but because I’m now playing with a new idea for the novel. One of the nagging problems I’ve had with the … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo

Hoo boy, this new job is taking a lot out of me. Even with shortened shifts, three days in a row left me exhausted. It’s going to take some getting used to. But April is coming up quick, so I … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastinating

So the first draft did wind up at less than half of the minimum word count. I started plumping it out this morning, and then I got sidetracked by changing up the look of this blog. I think it looks … Continue reading

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Day Forty-Three: Plugging Away…Still…

Ah, rewriting. Sucky, sucky, sucky. But tedium is an important part of any job.  In my paid gig, I have to stand around while at least one person a day decides to actively ignore me.  In my creative work, I … Continue reading

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Day Forty-Two: Back to the Boring Stuff

We can use the oven without flipping off the electricity to the entire house!  Yay! Trust me, having your stove/oven, dryer, and kettle out of commission because of a few corroded wires sucks. In other news, it seems Dassyr has … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen: Plugging Away

I really don’t want to print off yet another draft for proofreading.  But I’m typing Draft #3 up fresh, so typos will happen.  A lot.  My solution?  Spend the first part of my hour proofreading what I typed the previous … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen: Finally Feeling Productive!

My new computer is nowhere near done, but I got Office loaded, and so I started working on Draft #3.  Huzzah! For the last week, I’ve basically felt like I was just spinning my wheels, killing time.  But now I … Continue reading

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