Thursday, August 27, 2009

From Twitter 08-26-2009

  • 10:36:06: "I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge..."
  • 10:36:38: "Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." — Albert Einstein. I think "imagination" is a delicious word.
  • 10:37:21: ORIGIN Middle English : via Old French from Latin imaginatio(n-), from the verb imaginari ‘picture to oneself,’ from imago, imagin- ‘image.’
  • 12:03:16: NEW BLOG: My approach to writing my life and avoiding Mary-Sues in my first novel.
  • 12:41:36: Tweaked newest blog, in case you read it and now it looks different. Says the same thing, just in a different order.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

From Twitter 08-24-2009

  • 12:13:28: I never thought I'd have this problem, but I'm actually making character too witty! Good retort, she just wouldn't think of it on the spot.
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Monday, August 24, 2009

From Twitter 08-23-2009

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

From Twitter 08-22-2009

  • 15:28:31: The mild weather has beckoned me onto the back porch once again. Fall is almost here, and the big green chair is my writing place again.
  • 15:29:56: I absolutely adore "Love Story" by Taylor Swift. Heck, all her songs are adorable.
  • 23:13:02: Just finished editing Ch. 9! On to Ch. 10! Hopefully I can start editing faster and more thoroughly!
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Saturday, August 22, 2009

From Twitter 08-21-2009

  • 13:08:53: There are simply too many things to read on my twitter feeds. Methinks I need to organize them into manageable bites...
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Friday, August 21, 2009

From Twitter 08-20-2009

  • 10:49:09: @jsmithready I don't use caffeine at all. I find it easier to just run on my own adrenaline :-P Caffeine makes me crash more than speed up
  • 21:15:17: #music Lullaby - Emmy Rossum
  • 21:32:16: Mellow music for a mellow eve of editing. Nothing quite like wandering through the restricted areas of a Medieval-type library.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

From Twitter 08-18-2009

  • 15:26:26: RT @LKHamilton: I find that...if I push I end up rewriting, but if I give it a few minutes, or overnight characters & muse work it out.
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Monday, August 17, 2009

From Twitter 08-16-2009

  • 16:29:46: RT @reduced: Liked JULIE & JULIA and hope it encourages more people to cook. Concerned, however, it might also encourage more people to blog
  • 16:35:04: RT @AdviceToWriters: [Dialog] shld cnvy a snse of spontaneity but elminate the repetitiveness of real talk. E. Bowen
  • 16:38:59: Quotes about how to deal with writer's block from @AdviceToWriters:
  • 16:48:14: I know I haven't been posting much original stuff. I've been editing from the beginning of my book. It feels SO nice to clean it up.
  • 16:50:02: ROFLMAO~ RT @Quotes4Writers: “Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the internet.” Anon.
  • 20:52:19: RT @AdviceToWriters: If you're a real writer, you'll write no matter what.IRWIN SHAW
    #writegoal #writetip
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Friday, August 14, 2009

From Twitter 08-13-2009

  • 09:08:46: RT @AdviceToWriters: A writer has to have some kind of compulsive drive to do his work. JOHN McPHEE #writegoal #writetip
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Thursday, August 13, 2009

From Twitter 08-12-2009

  • 09:35:16: NEW BLOG. 2 blog entries I like by others, including @LKHamilton 's entry about staving off writer's block. Read:
  • 14:13:06: Since I'm in a bit of a writing bind later in the story, I'm going back to the beginning and editing/adding in a few things.
  • 15:19:12: RT @AdviceToWriters: Never put off writing until you are better at it.GARY HENDERSON
    #writegoal #writetip
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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

From Twitter 08-11-2009

  • 08:53:48: I really wish real life would value my deadlines more :-P Lots of curve balls. Thinking about reading "Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul."
  • 08:54:30: On another note, #KateRusby is an amazing musician ^_^
  • 14:14:11: NEW BLOGGE. "The Search for More Money takes precedence over any deadline I might have set for myself."
  • 14:14:59: RT @LKHamilton BarryB.Longyear called it the Editor on my Shoulder. When your critical side stomps your creative side until you are frozen.
  • 14:15:24: @LKHamilton Yes! Please do! I love hearing new tactics.
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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

From Twitter 08-10-2009

  • 09:38:42: A recluse wrote & illustrated the longest novel in the world. Really want to see this documentary. The trailer:
  • 09:48:07: Want to listen to some movie scores as I write today, specifically the Doubt and the Twilight score. :-))) (as in the composed music)
  • 09:51:01: @lou113 Thanks for the mention! Really appreciate it!
  • 12:37:45: RT @AdviceToWriters: Naming yr chars. Aristotle & Plato [won't] make their rel-ship interesting 'less u make it so on the page. A. DILLARD
  • 12:38:54: Whew, that was a close one. Sorry for all the abbreviations ^_^ it wouldn't have fit otherwise.
  • 16:23:46: @Realtimedracula Thanks for the add! 'Preciate it! Good luck with your very big endeavor!
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Sunday, August 9, 2009

From Twitter 08-08-2009

  • 00:27:08: Hooo! Finished the hard scene in Ch. 19 that I didn't want to sleep on! Tomorrow morning I will see how it really turned out ^_^ Night~
  • 00:29:34: And in all the excitement, I just realized I finished Chapter 19 as a whole. On to Ch. 20 ^_^
  • 14:24:24: I love mood music to write to. #music Twilight and Shadow - #HowardShore ROTK soundtrack
  • 23:05:17: Roughly seven pages into Ch. 20. More fleshing out tomorrow when brain is alert ^_^
  • 23:21:55: RT @Wendell_Howe: Follow @Realtimedracula - The Novel "Dracula" done in real time.
  • 23:22:27: I love the unusual environment Twitter has created for unique fictional storytelling ^_^
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Saturday, August 8, 2009

From Twitter 08-07-2009

  • 10:36:55: I love it when looking at your work reveals clarity on what should be added or removed. It's one of my favorite parts of the process.
  • 14:47:51: Writing on a clock is hard, especially the denouement of a story, which requires the most delicacy and the right feeling.
  • 15:01:47: #music "Andare" - Ludovico Einaudi
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Friday, August 7, 2009

From Twitter 08-06-2009

  • 14:00:00: I've posted a countdown widget on my blog, just to add a bit more suspense and added incentive to finish!
  • 14:35:28: RT @AdviceToWriters: Write a little every day, without hope and without despair.ISAK DINESEN
    #writetip #writegoal #writing
  • 18:32:14: Man, I love this tweeter. RT @AdviceToWriters: Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself. ANDRE GIDE #writetip #writegoal
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Thursday, August 6, 2009

From Twitter 08-05-2009

  • 09:07:43: RT @AdviceToWriters: What the writer needs is an empty day ahead.CATHERINE DRINKER BOWEN
    #writegoal #writetip #writer
  • 09:11:38: RT @Fionasays: RT @wordywoman "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." -Maya Angelou #quote
  • 23:03:10: The beginning of the end...of the beginning. ^_^
  • 23:11:42: Filling up my interesting name arsenal, planning tomorrow's writing, and watching Man vs. Food. About to have some soup.
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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

From Twitter 08-04-2009

  • 17:40:11: RT @AdviceToWriters: You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. RAY BRADBURY #writegoal #writetip #writing
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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

From Twitter 08-03-2009

  • 19:49:42: Returned from a lovely weekend away, only to wake up this morning with a cold. So no writing until I can sit up XP
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