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[In Other Words] Festina lente

So as of last night, I have made 20k words progress this month!  Which I don’t think is too shabby for a week’s worth of time.  When I step back and consider that, I’m really super proud of that progress! … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] The worst enemy

I think if I had to pick what was my biggest obstacle — not just in writing, but in life — it would be my attention span.  (Second would be my energy levels, since I have a vast preference for … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] All Best Laid Plans

So far (having not done my writing for the day yet), my wordcount for the month stands at 5283 words! (⌒▽⌒)☆  That’s pretty good, I think; I’m proud of myself for managing that in between everything else in my life. … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Camp Nanowrimo! And noveling. And sales!

I think that after eleven years of living in the Pacific Northwest, I have finally fully acclimated — which is to say, when the temperatures hit the high eighties, I turn into the saddest lumpy slug to have ever existed … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Horrible Horror

When I’m at work, one of my favorite things to do in terms of background noise is to find someone who has a bunch of Let’s Plays for indie horror games on Youtube (preferably in a playlist) and set it … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] My Productivity Paradox

So you know how people will say that the busier you are, the more productive/happier/etc you are? I think that must apply to me, even after years of believing otherwise. See, here’s the thing: I am an imminently lazy person. … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Outlines, though

So I have a confession that is neither terrible nor dramatic, but sort of seems to put me in the minority compared to a lot of writers I know — and that is that I am utter failure at using … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Works In Progress

I was going to be more clever and perhaps come up with more content, but then I had a long night and a long day, so instead I will think back to my days on Livejournal, when there was a … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Roadblocks and writer’s block

In completely obvious news: writing is hard. In elaboration of the completely obvious news, part of it is the general paranoia I have of just being one tiny fish in a very big pond.  The ebook market is ridiculously huge right now; … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Social links, level up!

I think ultimately one of my biggest faults is that it’s very easy for me to fall out of touch with things — people, the world, my immediate surroundings.  (I am not actually being facetious when I talk about running … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Progress

On June 1st, I started a novel! Or at least, it is something I hope will become a novel, and it currently sits at around 15.7k words — there’s been some beginning foreshadowing to the overall plot (and subplots), and establishing … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] A real adult schedule!!

When I was a kid, I had this idea that creativity was just something that happened to you — you just saw down and there it was, like a wellspring ready to be tapped.  And if it wasn’t there, well, good … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Happy Friday!

First and foremost: thank you so much to everyone who took a look at my stuff!  I am extraordinarily grateful and a little overwhelmed that anyone period would take a look, and each and I would hug each and every single … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] New Story — In His Proper Place

I published a new story today! In His Proper Place (Amazon | Smashwords), which is a m/m romance novella about a lord and his butler. The lord is older and (so he thinks) wiser; the butler is much more willing … Continue reading

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[In Other Words] Desensitization

Sometimes I have to take a step back and look at how my time on the internet (and most particularly in fandom) has really kind of desensitized me to a lot of things that are generally frowned on — not … Continue reading

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