Archive for November, 2012

nanowrimo random stats

Friday, November 30th, 2012

1: Appearances of the following words: social, civility, tart, pteranodon, classy, stride, rental. 24: New songs “won” from my motivational song-winning game. 46: The number of times I used the word “thanks” or “thank.” Exactly equal to the number of times I used the word “tell” and one less than my usage of the word […]

nanowrimo day 28

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

words written today: 954 quote of the day: “Yes, all of us are fine. No, Mom, I didn’t shoot anybody.” song pick: I Run For Life (Melissa Ethridge) random number of the day: 42* (*the number of houses with Christmas lights decorative winter lights I saw on my drive home tonight)

nanowrimo day 27

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

words written today: 3068 quote of the day: Unspoken was the additional ‘and then you died anyway but somehow here you are in dinosaur land.’ song pick: I Was Here (Beyonce) random google of the day: “scrum definition” [Note: the word scrum does not yet appear in my story, but after reading the definition, I […]

na no wri mo news (that’s 5 words, right?)

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

5 RANDOM THOUGHTS ABOUT NANOWRIMO 2012 SO FAR 1. I have reached that part of the story where I try to start wrapping things up, and then I can’t remember who said what when, or if I’ve already explained something earlier in the story. 2. Chris Baty’s pep talk was fantastic, as usual. The rest […]

nanowrimo day 25

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

words written: 1886 quote of the day: “Do you want us to look prepared and weaponized, or harmless and in need of rescue?” song pick Sunglasses At Night (Corey Hart) [thanks, *Andrea!]

more lasers y/y?

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

We successfully and victoriously attended the Trans Siberian Orchestra concert! There were lasers! (THIS WAS ONLY A FRACTION OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF LASERS USED, BUT MY CAMERA STARTED WHITING OUT AT HIGHER LASER QUANTITIES)

going to a concert!

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

1. Three days in a row off from work is officially long enough for me to forget EVERYTHING. I have to keep reminding myself that I’m still employed, and that the store is open today, and I should probably check my email to make sure nothing has happened that might require me to pay attention. […]

nanowrimo, day 23

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

words written: 1800 quote of the day: “Except information about the Savage Land,” Nikki pointed out. Flash rolled his eyes. “More like the Seriously Inconvenient Land, I think. Let me see if I have any notes on it.” song pick: Sugar We’re Goin’ Down (Fall Out Boy)

nanowrimo day 22: DINOSAURS

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

words written today: 2237 quote of the day: “I’m an intern,” he said. (Nikki was pretty sure that was a polite way of saying ‘how would I know?’) song pick: Hall of Fame (The Script) DINOSAUR SIGHTINGS: one

sneaking in a fic rec

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

I have not seen Skyfall, but fic keeps popping up on my pinboard network, and it’s not like lack of familiarity with the source material has ever stopped me before. (::cough:: Teen Wolf ::cough::) This is a silly, quick fic that I have now read three times, just for sheer entertainment value. the sheer lack […]