Tag Archives: Underground Writers

NaNo Update: Week One

Ok so I realize this is far from being a daily update, like I wanted to do, but I’m thinking this is more realistic for me. Weekly updates it is. So, the big questions: What’s my word count? 7006. Where … Continue reading

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NaNo Ahoy!

Well, I can’t believe it’s already October. Holy crap, where has the time gone?! And of course, October means that November is just around the corner. Which means NaNoWriMo time! (National Novel Writing Month – http://www.nanowrimo.org) I am so excited … Continue reading

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Friday Check-In

Here’s my check in for this week… What I read this week: I finished Jim Butcher’s Death Masks What I’m continuing to read in the next week: Jasper Fforde’s The Big Over Easy Bram Stoker’s Dracula Whatever else was on … Continue reading

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The New Project

As I mentioned briefly in my goals post from last week, I have started a new project based on a writing prompt we had at the Underground Writers’ meeting last Thursday. After some pretty intense brainstorming and research, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Short Story Frustration

So I’ve realized something of late, and it drives me a little nuts – I can’t write short stories. Well, I can, but rarely. What mostly happens is that people read it and say: “This isn’t a short story. This … Continue reading

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Goals Update and What I’m Reading

As I said last week, Fridays will be my check-in days. Here’s what I’ve been up to in the last week. Reading: Books I finished this past week: – Terry Pratchett’s The Color of Magic – Marie Bilodeau’s Princess of … Continue reading

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New Goals, Outdoor Writing, and What I’ve Been Reading…

I’ve decided that Fridays will be my “check-in” posts. There was an Underground Writers’ meeting last night, so we discussed how we did on our goals from last week, and what our new goals were. Goals from last week: blog … Continue reading

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Writing Goals for this Week

The following are my writing goals for this week (before Thursday, actually – for the Underground Writers’ meeting). – edit Hide and Seek, which is the short story I submitted for critique last week – finish and send out Guilty … Continue reading

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Finished a New Short Story

Well, I guess you could say it’s an old short story, because I started it last summer… Regardless, I finished it last night! It came in at just short of 5000 words, most of which were written in the past … Continue reading

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Monday Night Writing Group

In addition to the Underground Writers, I sometimes participate in the Monday Night group too. This is a group of random people who get together to write. This is an open group, unlike the UW, so participation is more… sporadic. … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Influence

A blogger I follow, whose name is Matt, recently posted about what it is that inspires us, as writers, to write. Not just to communicate, but to tell stories. His original post can be found here: http://mattilation.wordpress.com/2010/05/09/inspirational-work/ This was my … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Post About Ad Astra – Part Two (with pictures!)

Here’s the info about the panels that Steph and I attended on the Saturday of Ad Astra. Modern-Day Conceptions of Fairies Panelists: Alison Baird, Brad Carson, James Alan Gardner, Lesley Livingston, Kate Story (how could she not be an author … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Post About Ad Astra – Part One

As this post’s title suggests, it is late. I’m talking a month late. Anyways, here’s what I have to say about my Ad Astra experience the weekend of April 8th, 9th, and 10th. For those of you who aren’t aware, … Continue reading

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Writing Goals for the Next Week

With the Underground Writers, we set weekly writing goals, and I’ve realized that this would be a good place to post them, seeing as this blog is all about my writing habits. So here they are: – continue outlining Darkness … Continue reading

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Finally, A New Post!

It has been a ridiculously long time since I have posted on this blog. I’ve been a little less absent on my writing group’s blog, but still. It’s time for an update! I have written quite a bit since the … Continue reading

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Balance

I’m finding it really hard to find balance between my two blogs. There’s this one, and the group blog for the Underground Writers. I post there much more often because I use it to update the other members of the … Continue reading

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New Group, New Beginning

So I’m part of a new-ish writing group. The group of us that were meeting on the off-weeks for the SHS have now formed a new group, the Underground Writers. We had our first official meeting today, and it was … Continue reading

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