This is my first year writing directly into scrivener; previous years have left me embracing the austere familiarity of Word for my writing needs. There, all my words were collected into a vaguely linear (ideally) jumble, and one simple counter at the bottom of the screen tracked whether I was on target or not. It wasn't … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 5 Recap: That Feeling When…
It's November first. NaNoWriMo is upon us and I have a working idea (unless I scrap it at today's write-in, like I did last year). When Brian got home from work at 7am I dragged myself out of bed for the world's earliest brunch (at that hour it's just breakfast, don't try to trick me) … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Character Creation Mode
The humans who read this blog have been far kinder about my intermittent updates than wordpress has been. Zero hourly views on average, because you're an ass about updating.
Within mere hours of posting Bringing Unsexy Back, my mailbox was inundated with people offering words of comfort about how it was only a matter of time before I "get my groove back." Fresh on the heels of my realization that I'm prone to unintentional rudeness, I made every reasonable effort to be polite to these … Continue reading Kunt Fu: The Legend Continues, A Sequel to Bringing Unsexy Back
Somewhere in the midst of entering my thirties, I've unlearned how to be sexy. If men, the ever-present barometer of a woman's attractiveness, are to be relied upon, I've still got the raw materials in place; the problem isn't how juicy my butt looks in yoga pants (answer: the juiciest), but rather the extreme dumb … Continue reading Bringing Unsexy Back