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Archives for October 2011

NaNoWriMo 2011: Are You Tired of My Bullcrap Yet?

Posting on this site is going to be light this month. I’m going to do what I can to avoid social media, blogs and news, and I’m just going to write my ass off. I even thought about setting up my laptop in a giant back room, where it would be dark and quiet and free of […]

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 […]

Somewhat Daily Photo 10.31.11

Boo. Pumpkin carving is fun. Especially as an adult, because you can drink booze. What could possibly go wrong? Amazingly, these actually look like faces! And we didn’t sever any arteries! Happy Halloween!

Somewhat Daily Photo 10.30.11

Occupy Dave. This occupation has been going on for days, and shows no signs of abating. We are trying to understand his demands, though we are suspicious he doesn’t know what he is protesting. Or, even more likely, he does not speak English.

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 […]