Writing

A Note to My Readers: NaNoWriMo!

Dear Readers, I must beg your patience and test your loyalty during this month of November for I am participating in NaNoWriMo, otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month. The quest is to write 50,000 words between Nov 1-30, but I am hoping to complete my novel (all 100,000 words) in its entirety. What this …

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Etc

If I Were an Aspiring Author in the Edwardian Era…

Even though I find the eponymous heroine of Francois Orzon’s Angel (2007) ridiculously over-the-top and deluded, I identify with her fierce desire to become a published writer (what was it Derrick Jensen said? “Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page.”). Also, having just completed a manuscript and moving into …

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Literature

November!

This month, rather than my pithy ponderings on the Edwardian era, you shall hear nothing but the scribble and scratch of my ink pen over reams of paper as I work towards 50,000 words by the end of the month. No, I’m not drafting a constitution, but I am crafting my magnum opus (err…not really) …

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