Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving starting well. Took dog for 2 hour walk. Fell in mud, but no big deal–dog was having fun and the rain coat didn’t care. Nice hot shower after getting home and now… coffee and cheese danish awaits. Later I … Continue reading

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Dayfail

The dog won’t leave me alone, wants to go “relieve,” but won’t go out into the rain. Trying to get her to use the “Potty Patch” but she won’t. Much crying whining and barking (some from the dog.) I give … Continue reading

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The Challenge Continues.

Did no work Thursday or Friday and only a bit of pecking about on Saturday. Today (Sunday) was a mixed day: wrote 1,928 words on the #FiMyDaNo project, and solved quite a bit of the problem created by my technical … Continue reading

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Again with the Wordcount….

(Temporary) Victory is mine! Today’s #FiMyDaNo goal was 5,000 words to get ahead against tomorrow’s long day of Chem with Mom and Growly Class with dog, and I made it! yay! 5,082 words today for a total of 61,634 and … Continue reading

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Word Count Happiness!

I am Happy Happy writer! I made my word count goal plus a little: 3,041. Current total wordcount toward FiMyDaNo is 56,552 (12,552 since Nov 1 NaNoWriMo challenge began). Maybe I’ll make this deadline after all….

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SEAWITCH Official Cover

It’s official! Look what I got today: (click for larger image) Art by Chris McGrath and design by Ray Lundgren. Wonderful work as always. Currently on track to hit US shelves in hardcover August 7, 2012.

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Backward First, Then Forward (Sorta)

Today’s #FiMyDaNo / #NaNoWriMo numbers were disappointing in spite of the best efforts of the fabulous Hangout crew. I had to hack out a big chunk and then read through to find all the places that cut affected and make … Continue reading

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Stumbling Toward Deadline….

Frustrated with my #FiMyDaNo progress today. Only managed 1,314 words today in spite of throwing myself at the damned thing most of the day. I did do more updates to the outline–about 300 words worth of bullet points because that’s … Continue reading

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Dogdini! (hou-doggi?)

All right, so… today, as on every Thursday for a while now, I went to hang out with my mom during her Chemo and then drive her home and do a couple of quick chores/yelling at people for her. Then … Continue reading

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Oh, Sleep… How I Miss Thee…

Bella wanted to go out at 0709 this morning. I really wanted to sleep in. Guess who won? So we went out and when I returned, found that Mr. Kat was still at home, waiting on a doctor’s appointment for … Continue reading

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FiMyDaNoMo

November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). This is an event I never have taken part in because once I knew of its existence I was already a published novelist and trying to cram through an extra half-a-novel in a … Continue reading

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