Category Archives: My Writing
First Fiction Publication! and updates
Check out my first short story fiction publication, “The Future of Food Service” in the first issue of Whatever Keeps the Lights On. It’s very exciting to see my fiction find a home. I’m making progress on the acrylic pour paintings. And I’ve been making sketches for my psychologist project, as well as paneling and …
Goals for 2019
Since I have eight months before I start graduate school (applications are in!), I have decided to focus on writing and art. I bought some big sketchbooks and paper to make text blocks for handmade books. I have supplies to try out acrylic pour painting. Basically, I want to write a lot of poems, write …
NaNo 2018–Day 30–, 91,001 words
Wow, what a month! It turns out that I did not reach the end of the story until 91,001 words, so I did not do a Dare novel this time, though that is still something I would like to do. I also did not reach 100K, but 91K is pretty close. I beat several of …
NaNo 2018–Day 15–65,223 words
I’ve been doing NaNo for ten years, and this has been my best year ever. I beat my wordiest day from 2014 on the 1st. I beat my wordiest day again on the 12th. I reached 50K on day 12, and my previous record was 13. I have not missed a day of writing, and …
NaNo 2018–Day 1–10,224 words
This year I am working an idea I developed in 2007, a science-fiction mystery. My wordiest day record was from National Novel Writing Month 2014, at 10,192 words. And that was a goal I wanted to break this year. I did not expect to reach this goal on day 1. Writing 10,224 words, I discovered …
September 2018 Update
It’s been a busy year! I’ve switched full time jobs, resumed my graduate studies at OSU, and renewed my goals for creativity. There is also good news coming for The Magnolia Review, which I can’t share yet. I’ve started a Dream Book, my term for a book that collects my lists and dreams in one …
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NaNo 2017–Day 20
I made it to 50,000 words on the 13th. I was able to officially validate my novel today and be declared a winner. Right now I have 55,952 words. Now to finish some letters for my book and work on the comic layouts.
NaNo 2017–Day 11
Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!
NaNo 2017–Day 5
Made it to 20,018. Winter Wheat helped give me some ideas for this novel and more. It was a good weekend.