Monday, November 07, 2011

A Week in the life of Tales to Tide You Over - 11-06-2011

Here's a week in the life of Tales to Tide You Over. I hope you find something interesting, amusing, or inspiring.

Posted on: Monday, October 31, 2011 10:30 AM
On the Eve of NaNo 2011

So, in classic form, the National Novel Writing Month (NaNo) starts tomorrow, and I feel horribly unprepared. For the last couple of years, I decided not to do NaNo only to decide at the last minute...meaning with between two weeks and a month to prepare.

This year, I decided not to bother pretending I wouldn't do NaNo, as I've done it every year since my first, whether or not I planned to.


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Posted on: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 11:02 AM
NaNo 2011 Day 1

For some reason, every November, I catch some hideous cold/sinus so I'm miserable. This year is no different with most of the day under the pressure of a severe migraine.

I stayed up to start NaNo at midnight, and managed 738 words before my headache got too strong. It was not a bad start, but took much longer than it should have because of a decision to use Scrivener for the first time. Despite...

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Posted on: Friday, November 04, 2011 10:05 AM
5 Interesting Links for 11-4-2011

A quick NaNo update:

I am just under 100 words shy of 6k, which means I'm ahead of the game, but not much. Still, the story is coming together nicely. The bad side effect of that is I'm spending time working on my outline, adding or improving the scene blurbs, instead of producing new words that count.


The conflict between wanting to learn from the past and how that very intere...

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