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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 …

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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.

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NaNo 2017–Day 11

Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!

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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.

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NaNo 2017–Day 3

I made it to 10,816 words on day 2. Today I made it 16,594. On track for the reverse NaNo!

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NaNo 2017–Day 1

Made it 8,589 words so far. Reverse NaNo is working so far this year.

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NaNo 2017 and more!

I’ve decided to do National Novel Writing Month this year. I’m working on the script for my graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel. I have 3,388 words so far. The latest issue of The Magnolia Review is available here.

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NaNo 2016

Ending this NaNo with 11,792 words. I didn’t make much progress this month due to illness and lack of time with school, but I do intend to continue working on this novel next year and to have a nicer draft by the end of 2017. I will also work on drawings and layouts of the …

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Chapter One–Aamu is Dead

Check out the first chapter of my graphic novel Ashes: The Graphic Novel here and here.

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Reading and NaNo Prep

Preparing for NaNo is almost complete. I intend to read 1984 and Brave New World before November. Researching diaries and letters for my own graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel, has led me to interesting diary novels published in the last few years. I’ve collected different diaries and letter collections from writers and artists I …

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