19 511 I did alright this month. [pats self on back] NaNoWriMo is over (whew!). I wrote more than I did last year, and I use it as some extra motivation to be more diligent in my writing. What did I work on, you ask? Well, last year, I started a novel which wound up … Continue reading Weird Wednesday: The Very First One
I use the NaNoWriMo site to update my progress. It does keep track of many different statistics: Hey, I did have a few good days. January? My last novella* took 6 months. This one in 3? I'll take it. I was close on Day 1 Yikes! But I did write 330 words this morning OK. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Last Day: Yikes! Better get a move on.
NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 17 190 words, 27 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum & Coke, one glass of cabernet, one pint cream ale, and a half-pint of a Session IPA. Two days left: US and UK for Kindle price. All other regions have … Continue reading Short and Sweet Sunday
I recently came across a recent study that said most people lose interest when reading online articles after about twenty-five to thirty words. With the prevalence of many online platforms offering shorter -Leon NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 15 845 words**, 24 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Attention Span
The paperback is actually on sale right now. Amazon only allows me to discount my Kindle version on the US and UK sites. Why? I have no idea. But, maybe check in your region on Friday—maybe they had a change of heart*. NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 15 380 words**, 23 cups of coffee, one cup … Continue reading Weird Wednesday
NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 15 380 words, 22 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum & Coke, one glass cabernet, and a half pint of Session IPA. Just a short one from about a year ago: https://linesbyleon.com/2020/12/27/i-am-not-going-to-write-a-list/ -Leon
"Shouldn't you be writing your novel?""My novella, you mean?""Isn't it National Novel Writing Month?""Isn't it about time you stopped badgering me?""Isn't that remark disparaging to badgers?""Let me call one and ask." "Well?""I'm on hold. Want to hear a story?""One of yours?""Yes. One of mine."[silence]"Sure. I got nothing better to do for the next 28.6 seconds." … Continue reading Short Story Sunday: Well, short, short stories.
NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 12 536 words, 17 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum &Coke, one glass of cabernet, and a half-pint of a Session IPA. Here's another post from the annals of history: https://linesbyleon.com/2021/01/03/reading-paper-or-ebook OK, it was only at the beginning of this … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Paper or eBook?
I woke up this morning and realized that I had not fully prepared my newsletter for today, or my post. Why am I telling you this? Probably because I am obsessed with word count (not really) during NaNoWriMo. I also realized that I missed posting my Miniscules cartoon to Instagram. Actually, I missed drawing it … Continue reading Weird Wednesday: NaNoWriMo/Cartoons
NNaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 11 400 words, 15 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum &Coke, one glass of cabernet, and a half-pint of a Session IPA. Here are two reading related posts from early in my blogging ... Journey? Foray? Venture? Career? —no, definitely … Continue reading Time Machine Tuesday: Reading and Watching