A Brief Update

I have no excuses for failing to keep up on my blog writing.  I'm lazy.  Really, that's all there is to it.

So, what's happened since I last posted on September 5th?  

I've been reading.  Slowly.  I finished House of Leaves, The Submission, and the first book in The Bio of a Space Tyrant series.  The theory texts have been temporarily set aside in favor of  this..

Story Logic and the Craft of Fiction

My fellow NaNo buddy and I are hoping it will help spark our creativity and get us amped up for November's writing marathon.

Oh, yes, I will not only be participating in NaNoWriMo this year, I will be winning it.  I have no excuses this time around.  There will not be any mandatory reading assignments or term papers to write.  My children will be sports-free.  Barring some unforeseen emergency or family drama, this means the only distractions I will have to contend with will be of my own creation. Therefore, I will write the first 50 thousand words on book #2 in November.

If I start to lose pace, please feel free to remind me that my reading-for-fun should be delayed until the day's writing is done.  Writing before reading in November!  Also, as fall television programming is probably my favorite of all television seasons, I have a DVR, which means I can record my shows and watch them later.

Oh, and if you'd like to join the NaNoWriMo madness, be sure to look me up and add me as a buddy.  My user ID in the community is krista225.  I'm a member of the Flint Red Hot Writers on the forums.