Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to wish all you a wonderful Thanksgiving. Make sure you think back on the true reason for this holiday. It's not a day to stuff ourselves but rather a day to remember all that we are thankful for. As for me I'm thankful for...

1) my wonderful friends who have been so supportive of me with my crazy desire to do NaNo
2) my roomate who, though we are not best of friends, has been a good teaching moment for patience and learning how to deal with people not like me
3) my little sister who loves me to death (though she may annoy me to death in the process of showing her love)
4) being able to go to college

and the list goes ever on. You should try listing out what you're grateful for. You'll be surprised at how many things you have to be grateful for and it might just make your day or week or even year!

One more thing that I'm grateful for, is finally being able to write again after a stretch of being unable to write this past week. 50k looks closer than ever!

Until next time!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Second Snow and it Sticks!

Ah, the title states it all! We had snow all last night and today. Classes were cancelled and it was a very lovely day. I even got to throw a snowball at a friend. The snow was very dry and didn't stick together well, but I got it to stick together eventually. Perhaps the warmth of my hands helped. Anyways, unlike my last post for when it snowed in October, this time I have pictures! They were taken by the friend that I threw the snowball at. She's so nice to me. I shall leave you with the pictures.

Until next time!







Friday, November 21, 2008

First update from the NaNo front line

Sorry I took so long to post an update, but life has been very busy what with school pulling at me from one side and NaNo from the other. I've had no time to sit down and write a simple blog post on here. However, now I have time! Though I can't guarantee when the next post will be.

Alright, for progress update, I'm currently sitting at 33,410 words which I achieved on Tuesday. I haven't written anything yet today, but I will. I usually write late at night so there's still time.

For storyline, I'm currently getting my characters out of the secondary problem/climax. However, they have devised another detour for themselves as Lywn and Lia are about to solve the mystery of the howling noises that the wind makes and the myth of the strange creatures. Of course, all this is a secondary plotline and was totally unplanned. Due to this, I'm finally confident that Kaja Colony Crisis will make it to 50k and beyond. Yay to that!

Now, as soon as I have Kaja finished, I'm going to embark upon another novel writing journey. I won't say too much at this point, but I hope to self-publish it (with a tentative release date of Oct. 1, 2009). For the storyline, think Pilgrim's Progress with a NaNo twist to it. For now, the novel is titled 'The Journey of a Lifetime'. The title might change, but at least I have one at this point. Now onto doing homework, so I can write later without too guilty a conscience.

Until next time!
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