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NaNoWriMo 2011 and the Final Few Nails to Pop My Crazed, Insane Brain

Okay, so starting tomorrow, I will be attempting to write about 2000 words a day for National Novel Writing Month. I know that 50,000 words averaged over 30 days is more like 1,666.66666 words a day. But my sister is coming for a visit, and I figure there will be other full days where I […]

Writing Alleged Fictions

A long time ago, I took a couple of screen writing classes. I took the first class over the summer with a bunch of super smart, advanced placement high school kids. These kids came from all over the country to spend the summer in Boston and take classes at Harvard University. I walked into that […]

November 2011: Shaping Up To Explode My Head

I wrote about waking up the other day. Besides the days getting shorter and me being a nutjob, I have other reasons to try to get my ass out of bed a bit earlier, and a bit more regularly than usual. For one, we are working on paid projects. This is fantastic. We are trying […]

I’m Going To Write A Novel

I’ve been tossing the idea of a “big” writing project around since we moved to Astoria. I haven’t really attempted to write any kind of fiction since I lived in west Los Angeles and I tried my hand at a few crappy screenplays. It’s true what they say about Los Angeles. If the cops stop […]

Anonymous Blog?

I like words that have fallen out of common use. Like “conundrum.” I also like the word “persnickety” because it applies to me often. I like “peckish” instead of hungry. I also recently called Dave a “ninny.” These days, no one really calls each other a ninny. However, my dad seems to find a way […]