Month: February 2002

  • Another odd personality quiz

    And my results. BLUE You give your love and friendship unconditionaly. You enjoy long, thoughful conversations rich in philosophy and spirituality. You are very loyal and intuitive. Find out your color at! Download as PDFPrint Page

  • I’ve been writing for the past few days

    Unfortunately my writing computer’s modem is not working. I’m going to have to play with the damned thing to get it going again — which I’ll do after the proposal is done. I have over fifty pages on it now. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Almost out of Sunday

    Didn’t write anything new on Friday, though I did revise heavily. Didn’t write Saturday. Didn’t write Sunday. I’m so tired breathing seems like an unnecessary effort. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • I apologize for the typos, by the way

    I know there are some. It’s unedited first draft, and will undergo heavy rewriting before submission — but not until the first draft is done. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Well, it’s Friday

    I’ve had a couple of good writing days, took off yesterday completely to celebrate Valentine’s Day and play my Valentine’s Day present, Majesty … oh, boy … talk about a game that will keep you glued to the computer. Today I’m going to take a run at between 1500 and 2000 words on the proposal.…

  • Crawling out of post-book depression

    I don’t know why it happens. I just know that it does. But today, after a week of living in a friggin’ gloomy fog, I’m ready to get back to work for real. I think. I hope. I’m trying to decide if post-book depression is just another name for being lazy after a hard run.…

  • Doing pages today

    I’m making nice progress on the first chapter of what will be proposal #4 for Russ to send to Jaime Levine at Warner Aspect. I’m trying not to think too hard about the fact that it is #4, and that the first three never even made it out of the gate. I’m better at writing…

  • 1738 words on chapter one

    And I’m rolling. Got to meet a few of the characters today, got to add some flesh to the skeleton of the world that’s been rattling around in my head. Fun, interesting writing day. I like what I got. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • My approach on the new proposal

    I’m going to write a couple of chapters first, then put together a lean, several-page synopsis of the rest of the novel. I seem to be running into trouble with my thirty-to-forty page outlines. Time to take a different approach. Download as PDFPrint Page

  • Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh…

    That was nice. A couple of completely work-free days. I am, however, already tired of that. I’m ready to get back to work. I’m starting on the fourth attempt at the proposal. Download as PDFPrint Page