...where sprites and fairies play hide and seek all day...
There are still no new words...but there is movement on the project. By taking the time to step back, and re-assess what is in the written content, I've identified a few sticking places in the story. These sticking places have to do with some magical tech I introduced into the story. It created a fundamental … Continue reading Learning and Relearning
"Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way." - E. L. Doctorow
So.... there have been no new words. There have been no new words in quiet a while. There has been some new developments. This is to say the words I've put to paper on my project have been in response to feedback I've received at writing workshops. The feedback on the portion of the project … Continue reading Stalled Out
I'm not sure what prompted me to do so, but I found my way back to this blog tonight. Though it's not been quite an entire calendar year since this project took shape, it truly feels like lifetime ago. It's not so much the number of days between me and this project, as it … Continue reading Only a Year…?
"The bravest thing I have ever done is continue to live when I wanted to die." Juliette Lewis
It truly was only a matter of time. Given that I had just achieved a major life goal, I shouldn't have been surprised when it happened. I just hoped to find some way of channeling the forward momentum of completing my Senior Project, and finishing my degree with such high marks, that perhaps I could … Continue reading Depression Descends
"Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips." M. J. Bush
If you've been paying attention (and I don't think anyone actually is), you'll notice my word count hasn't jumped since I achieved my goal of 25,000 words in 30 days. Ah, the SoloWrimo, good, stressful times. Drafting on the Prince and the Pirate Princess continues, and the word count will be updated shortly (it currently … Continue reading Scene by Scene…