NaNo was okay. My original plan was to write an Urban Fantasy novel about a girl whose sister had gone missing. There was going to be ghosts and murder and adventure and mystery and stuff. But I got to October 28th and I decided that the whole idea sucked and I hated it (more than I hated literally everything else I was writing and had written for the past five months, which is a pretty impressive amount of hate) so I decided I would write about my cat instead. Continue reading
Last week I talked about NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman.
Predictably, this got me thinking about world building. Continue reading
I read this book yesterday that had an interesting idea. (It was interesting all over, but I wanna talk about this one thing.) NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, by Steve Silberman. Concept: Neurodiversity. Idea is basically everybody has different brains and that is good because we are good at different things. The author wants us to think about this in terms of Autistic people (everyone else too, but he was writing about Autistic people. And also history.). Continue reading
I’ve been ‘writing’ this fantasy story that takes place in a medieval fantasy setting, only Medieval Japan instead of Medieval Europe. And more like Early Modern then Medieval but whatever. Continue reading
It’s been a long week full of being at an organizational development conference, so today I’m going to talk about Dragon Age 2. Which is a video game. Continue reading
April was, rather unexpectedly, Camp National Novel Writing Month!
Okay, it wasn’t actually unexpected. I just forgot I’d agreed to do it. On April 1st I read my sweet awesome hard-core endurance life-liver friend’s blog post and realized I was writing 50,000 words. Starting right then.
Oops guys. Continue reading