Monday, July 12, 2010

From Twitter 07-11-2010

  • 18:49:19: Interne konked out this weekend, so no access. But heavy rain Sat. & Secret of Kells s-track se amazing writing mood. Made good progress ^_^
  • 18:50:07: AHAHA I took out all the notes for book 2 from the book 1 document, and now I only have 490 pages double spaced :( I feel betrayed!
  • 19:08:42: I posted 3 photos on Facebook in the album "Fun in the Office"
  • 19:32:11: RT @JoelHeffner: want 2 exercise your brain? Write a short story. Need an idea? Try 4 a billion ideas.
  • 20:41:52: OK, rather monumental. I have decided that this series will be longer than anticipated. :D

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Saturday, July 10, 2010

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Friday, July 9, 2010

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Thursday, July 8, 2010

From Twitter 07-07-2010

  • 09:09:54: drinks and glasses don't mix. *windshield wipers glasses*
  • 13:03:48: is making her new Wordpress author website! Hopefully all will go well...but I'm not sure when it will go up.

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

From Twitter 07-05-2010

  • 14:46:36: @AdviceToWriters: Read widely and with discrimination. Bad #writing is contagious. P.D. JAMES
  • 14:47:32: Srs riter means bizness. She is sitting in her comfy chair that gets no internet access so she can write!!
  • 18:47:43: Edited/wrote a LOT this afternoon! About 4 or so hours worth! Edited up through p. 217.

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Monday, July 5, 2010

From Twitter 07-04-2010

  • 12:17:10: is making some tea and settling down to write.
  • 12:20:29: RT @rustyrockets: I'm in America. There's a strange atmosphere & no one will obey commands or pay taxes I levy. I shall inform Her Majesty
  • 12:21:27: thinks Facebook posts are messing up my lovely Twitter stand-alone sentence structure >.<
  • 12:57:12: 4th of July, back porch, warm sun, laptop, writing, and hot tea. At least I have a fan running ;)

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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Saturday, July 3, 2010

From Twitter 07-02-2010

  • 13:21:42: "If I Die Young" by @thebandperry is absolutely sweet and sad, and is a great song for an author to imagine...
  • 13:32:17: A penny for my thoughts...I’ll sell them for a
    dollar/They're worth so much more after I’m a goner...
  • 14:03:14: Prickly writer is prickly >P And is ready for the weekend, and wishes writing wasn't so complicated right now >.<
  • 16:29:01: FYI, creating an online encyclopedia for your fantasy world is NOT as easy as once thought. @.@

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Friday, July 2, 2010

From Twitter 07-01-2010

  • 23:27:54: 's "mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought careening
    through a cosmic vapor of invention." Now where's my froggy?

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Thursday, July 1, 2010

From Twitter 06-30-2010

  • 10:20:40: I want to put on a rainbow like a sundress, and play with the wispy cloud creatures in the blue sky.

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Monday, June 28, 2010

From Twitter 06-27-2010

  • 11:30:13: NEW BLOG: The Mad Muse: Internet Picture Serials: The internet has really given people a new…
  • 20:42:30: Edited and wrote a lot over the weekend! Double-spaced it again, and now up to 546 pages!
  • 20:44:57: RT @realjohngreen: I'm @ the Newbery/Caldecott Award ceremony. It's the Oscars of childrens literature. In retrospect, I shoulda worn a tie.
  • 22:57:17: Was lucky enough to visit a Lord of the Ring's fan's house. They had SO much stuff. I couldn't get over the...

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Friday, June 25, 2010

From Twitter 06-24-2010

  • 13:08:00: Doing some research on bestiaries and mythical creatures. REALLY need to read up on Irish mythology.
  • 13:40:15: Wow, the Japanese have some of the creepiest mythological creatures...the faceless ghost or the woman with a mouth in the back of her head??

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

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Monday, June 21, 2010

From Twitter 06-20-2010

  • 18:35:41: Needlework, Beauty & the Beast and Sleeping Beauty in my new cozy chair, with tea from my new tea-for-one set
  • 19:54:16: I would love to see Jason Isaacs play more wonderfully good characters, like the dad in Peter Pan :D
  • 21:08:41: I knew this was on its way, but now it's official! Harry Potter Theme Park is open!...
  • 21:20:51: My life isn't always quiet moments and tea and writing, as I feel my tweets suggest. Most of the time it's work,...

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

From Twitter 06-18-2010

  • 20:50:16: Writing and listening to my new digital copy of The Secret of Kells soundtrack. Perfect to write to! #music
  • 20:54:20: May we all aspire to such dedication and attention to detail: The Chi'Rho page from the Book of Kells.

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Friday, June 18, 2010

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

From Twitter 06-16-2010

  • 20:08:16: The porch is glowing a warm golden light from the sunset, and the fireflies are starting to twinkle :)

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

From Twitter 06-14-2010

  • 20:24:03: *looks at my book* This story needs more grandpa moments! *types furiously*

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Saturday, June 12, 2010

From Twitter 06-11-2010

  • 13:19:10: Sometimes I'm dying to talk over a piece of my book I'm struggling with, but right now I'm intent on figuring it out by myself!
  • 21:24:27: Edited up through 193! Start on 194 tomorrow! I am so tired!!!!! X)

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Friday, June 11, 2010

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

From Twitter 06-09-2010

  • 09:59:02: Just a little "getting to know you" discussion posted today. "What
    Genre/Era/Topic Jumpstarts Your Creativity?"

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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Sunday, June 6, 2010

From Twitter 06-05-2010

  • 00:02:38: Victorian era research for webcomic! Lots of juicy tidbits...
  • 16:16:02: On a roll with the novel again! It's hard work, but everything is finally starting to fall into place!
  • 16:17:09: My document is so HUGE, if I open another reference doc, Word crashes >.<
  • 16:18:07: QUESTION, for all you writers out there, how do you write? Chronologically? Writing bits as they come to you? I'm curious. #writing #methods
  • 16:33:57: I have a feeling that I'll be almost done with Draft 2 of the novel by the end of the weekend!

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Saturday, June 5, 2010

From Twitter 06-04-2010

  • 10:15:24: Another week gone by! More editing to do this weekend. I wish I knew WHO was following me by RSS feed (I know how...
  • 10:15:53: Also curious why my "Whisper of the Heart" blog didn't get posted here...
  • 17:06:53: NEW BLOG: Some Summer Inspiration: Happy June, guys!It's the first weekend in June: it's…
  • 20:38:50: In editing mode again! Did the double-space test once again. 541 pages! more than the last time I checked! XD

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

From Twitter 05-31-2010

  • 15:26:18: Having a #Miyazaki marathon 2day while I clean & try 2 get my mind off writing. Now I'm on Howl's Moving Castle.
  • 15:28:14: RT @JasonReeves: it has yet 2 B written, on infinite pages, but we live in a fairytale dreamland whr luv still blinks lk fireflies arnd us.
  • 15:28:25: RT @AdviceToWriters: Put in the time. SUE GRAFTON
  • 15:38:46: NEW BLOG: Whisper of the Heart: Mr. Nishi: It’s a special kind of rock called a geode. Hold…
  • 22:20:47: Thanks for posting my blog link, @RodimusBen!

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Monday, May 31, 2010

From Twitter 05-30-2010

  • 17:14:30: Just lay out in the new hammock! So relaxing! Also saw and Indigo Bunting ^_^ Which is a bird.

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Sunday, May 30, 2010

From Twitter 05-29-2010

  • 09:27:53: IT'S THE WEEKEND! Time to write without abandon at last! <3
  • 13:30:15: YAY brand new scene on pg. 151
  • 13:37:47: RT @JoelHeffner: Rainy days are good for cleaning (yuck) or writing (much better).
  • 13:44:55: RT @AdviceToWriters: "I'm just writing a story that I want to read." Jean Marie Auel (born 1936) (via @Quotes4Writers)
  • 13:45:42: RT @JoelHeffner: Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory. ~~ George S. Patton
  • 13:50:19: I really apologize for the feast and famine of tweets. Again, real job makes it hard to do simultaneously. ^_^ Learning to balance.
  • 16:00:35: I have fought against my own brain and I won. Just tossed more content into the next book and press on, still exhausted but relieved
  • 16:03:33: PS: that was the perfect message for my 777th tweet! Thanks, God :D

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

From Twitter 05-26-2010

  • 13:12:37: Seems I have to rework my story calendar again >P Always tends to change as little details get nudged around.
  • 20:52:54: I am frustratingly exhausted. I am stuck in my writing too, and too tired to climb past it. Time for dinner and...

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Monday, May 24, 2010

From Twitter 05-23-2010

  • 20:08:40: The ren faire was amazing, and now I'm watching the LSOT finale!!!
  • 21:27:03: Whoa! After 100 years, Mark Twain's autobiography is finally published via his instructions:

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

From Twitter 05-19-2010

  • 14:11:48: One of my favorite things about writing fantasy? Creating my own words and languages :D
  • 19:18:58: Why is it taking longer 2 edit on lappy than paper? I guess when there are no distractions you have less ways to procrastinate. >.<
  • 22:36:00: NEW BLOG: NEWSFLASH!: EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS! I got a real job! One with a regular paycheck…

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

From Twitter 05-18-2010

  • 19:43:18: I'm considering writing a book of poetry. Not sure if I should make it a theme or have just random poems. Thoughts?

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

From Twitter 05-17-2010

  • 08:46:28: Reading that blog entry about promoting your book w/a blog ( and want to do it all! Just need time management :P

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Monday, May 17, 2010

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Sunday, May 16, 2010

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Friday, May 14, 2010

From Twitter 05-13-2010

  • 06:11:27: If you'd rather get my blog posts sent to your
    email, NOW YOU CAN! Make it easy to get caught up with what I post...

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

From Twitter 05-11-2010

  • 17:33:38: SAFELY RETURNED! I feel refreshed, and a my idea arsenal has been replenished. Absolutely fabulous.
  • 17:38:07: Been editing novel on printed out copy. I don't know how authors stayed sane editing extensively on paper. I started going a little nuts.
  • 17:39:57: Unless...maybe that's how people got the impression that authors were a little mad. ^_^
  • 17:46:18: Read ths quote on a magazine cover while I was away: "Your career will nevr wake up & tell U it doesn't luv U anymore." - Lady Gaga. I like.
  • 17:49:16: Desperately behind w/Twitter but this looks good: RT @tonyeldridge: 5 Keys 2 Promoting ur Book w/a Blog By @WritingSpirit
  • 19:50:42: RT @AdviceToWriters: Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it;Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. GOETHE
  • 19:55:17: OOOH! RT @thewritermama: RT @inkyelbows: Don't post fiction excerpts or pitches online, advises @ChuckSambuchino:
  • 19:58:18: NaNoWriMo? Pah. Try NaNoWriWeekend. RT @ghostwoods: How to write a novel in three days. :: :: #writing #sff #authors
  • 20:05:31: LOL. Wow. Clever little post. 25 Things Writers Can Learn By Watching American Idol by @thewritermama
  • 20:07:31: Well, I have jet lag to slay. Night, all!

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

From Twitter 04-28-2010

  • 12:55:51: ON VACATION! If you see me during the 9 days, I'll either be in an internet cafe, or YOU'LL be with me at the bottom of the world!

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

From Twitter 04-26-2010

  • 10:01:31: 50 best author vs. author putdowns of all time, 1 and 2
  • 10:06:13: Edited up to page 107. Trying to get an overhead perspective of what needs to be done before I leave.
  • 10:07:30: Hmm, I think I'll lay out my next book in PowerPoint // 11 things I couldn’t've written my book w/o. (via @iainbroome)
  • 13:44:28: RT @AdviceToWriters: Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. Short-term memory only retains info for 3mins; (cont)
  • 15:57:10: Hmm...let's see if this works #fb
  • 17:21:03: RT @AdviceToWriters: Don’t get it right, get it written. JAMES THURBER

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Friday, April 23, 2010

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Saturday, April 17, 2010

From Twitter 04-16-2010

  • 08:56:17: ~I've been making money, and thus cut down on writing time, but when I DO have time, the editing is progressing...
  • 22:10:01: NEW BLOG: In which I discuss my love and deep appreciation for Hayao Miyazaki's films. ♪♫ Tonari no Totoro, Totoro ♪♫

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Sunday, April 11, 2010

From Twitter 04-10-2010

  • 21:26:19: Just finished a rather intense website code fixing problem for freelance. Spent all afternoon & evening *wipes off warpaint* Time 2 detox
  • 21:35:57: Have been trying to finish "Edison's Eve" book for Victorian era automata & uncanny sideshow research. Amazing! Trying 2 finish b4 due date!

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Friday, April 9, 2010

From Twitter 04-08-2010

  • 12:02:12: Just saw a Samantha Brown show on Stratford upon Avon & Oxford, 2 places I have been to. *happy sigh* Anglophile daily quota filled

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Thursday, April 8, 2010

From Twitter 04-07-2010

  • 20:58:09: Lisa Evelyn: Lewis to Tolkien: "Tollers, there is too little of what we really like in stories. I am afraid we...

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

From Twitter 04-06-2010

  • 14:06:48: Enjoying the gorgeous warm, sunny back porch and new patio furniture :D
  • 18:07:25: Lisa Evelyn: "There are at least 3 major fantasy series that take place in Oxford. And a whole plethora of...
  • 21:24:55: FREE Medieval music CD from Just downloaded it. It's wonderful! Great for genre writing :D
  • 22:53:47: Making plans for a book trailer preview...thingy ;) A video will appear on my Youtube account in a few days, I hope!
  • 23:19:52: Was inspired to write a Southern fantasy story today! Been looking for this spark for a while!
  • 23:22:50: Genres I have ideas for: #fantasy, #scifi, #webcomic, #southern

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

From Twitter 04-05-2010

  • 21:24:19: #ScriptFrenzy not going so well XD But editing novel is good. Trying 2 figure out a category name for blog entries a/b fave non-novelists
  • 21:26:31: Come visit my blog and get your location marked on my Live Traffic Map! </nerdiness>

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Saturday, April 3, 2010

From Twitter 04-02-2010

  • 12:51:39: I really can be the queen of sap sometimes. The first draft of this script is testament to that. #wip #scriptfrenzy
  • 13:04:01: Perhaps I should just make it fun for myself. RUN with the sap! Just get it out! No need to be picky at this stage ^_^ #wip #scriptfrenzy
  • 17:37:42: wonders if she will ever connect as deeply to another story as she has with her precious novel series <3

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

From Twitter 03-31-2010

  • 11:02:57: @Wendell_Howe OOOH, I didn't know there was a Temp. Anthro. Ball! That sounds like fun! Will you be able 2dance w/your lady love?
  • 11:05:07: RT @AdviceToWriters: Don’t get it right, just get it written. JAMES THURBER #writetip #writing
  • 11:05:24: Writing plans for the day: Freelance now, novel writing tonight, after midnight I begin #ScriptFrenzy!

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

From Twitter 03-30-2010

  • 19:42:17: Work, job hunting and a social life hath kept me from my creative endeavors ^_^ Watching Lost, then 10 Commandments as I freelance.

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Monday, March 29, 2010

From Twitter 03-28-2010

  • 00:04:53: Yes, 2 Blogs in one day! Does this mean I broke my hiatus? Even so, still really busy, so don't know if I'll have more blogging ideas...

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Sunday, March 28, 2010

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

From Twitter 03-24-2010

  • 13:05:30: My departing roommate has bequeathed me an antique typewriter! OLDER than the one I got for $4! It also types in red :D <3 <3 <3

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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Monday, March 22, 2010

From Twitter 03-21-2010

  • 09:22:11: Dear Twitter: scene successfully finished!

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Sunday, March 21, 2010

From Twitter 03-20-2010

  • 10:02:42: I have just discovered SCRIPT FRENZY, brought to you by the nice people @ #NaNoWriMo Starts April 1st! Blog entry to come!
  • 10:18:22: RT @TheWritersDen: My momma done told me - write like your life depended on it!
  • 10:18:50: @Wendell_Howe Oooh sounds lovely! We're getting some springy weather here too!
  • 10:21:03: BLOG ENTRY: The Script Frenzy project! #NaNoWriMo #ScriptFrenzy
  • 10:56:14: I'm cleaning up my journal's tags. Just making sure they are nicely organized and consolidated.
  • 18:37:13: RT @Quotes4Writers: ”I like the solitude of writing.” Paul Gascoigne / A statue in homage to lonely writers
  • 20:21:10: Writing a very soul-baring scene for one of my characters. Very painful memories. Trying not to be melodramatic...

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Saturday, March 20, 2010

From Twitter 03-19-2010

  • 21:49:15: Research topic du nacht: automatons. Reading "Eddison's Eve" by Gaby Wood. Would love to travel back in time to see some @Wendell_Howe
  • 21:50:04: Tracked down some info on an automaton I saw at the Museum of London called Psycho. Very interesting.

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Thursday, March 18, 2010

From Twitter 03-17-2010

  • 11:35:49: HAAA! I can tell I'm making good progress on my novel b/c it takes 10 seconds to save the Word doc. Hilarious or horrifying?

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

From Twitter 03-16-2010

  • 13:35:08: Should make another plot wall. Need to figure out what plot points need addressing (or moving).
  • 13:37:49: But the out-loud convo tactic worked very well!
  • 19:06:20: is trying to balance her writing out with real life.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

From Twitter 03-15-2010

  • 16:23:57: Bought a box of decaf Lady Grey and a box of Chai tea! <3 I'm all set for tea cravings now!
  • 16:24:53: Need to actually sit down and try to hold a character's conversation out loud. I can't figure it out well in my head.

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Saturday, March 13, 2010

From Twitter 03-12-2010

  • 13:32:03: I've figured out what parts need writing, so I can avoid my laptop. Breaks from the screen are nice :)

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

From Twitter 03-10-2010

  • 15:18:24: Research topic of the day: tattoo stories (people's tattoos and their significance)
  • 15:18:58: Back into the writing swing after a few days working!
  • 22:20:05: Written a good chunk tonight. Now I'm looking up knight's armor. Will be gone this weekend, but will bring plans for scenes in a notebook.
  • 22:33:51: RT @AdviceToWriters: A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper. E.B. WHITE

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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

From Twitter 03-03-2010

  • 01:20:23: Well that was a long night of research and planning. Now I can write and feel more informed!
  • 16:27:59: Is it Wednesday already?

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

From Twitter 03-02-2010

  • 00:15:22: How ever does Randall of #xkcd come up with fresh, funny and thought-provoking topics over and over again?
  • 16:27:26: is the creative idea that keeps you awake when you should be sleeping. She is the terror that types in the night!
  • 16:32:21: ^_^ RT AdviceToWriters: The most important thing for a writer is to be locked in a study. ERICA JONG #writetip #writing
  • 22:04:15: Went writing out at a local pub with a friend. Felt good to do research out of the house. Topic of the day: human freaks & oddities

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

From Twitter 03-01-2010

  • 18:42:30: FREE 2D animation software download. VALID TODAY ONLY! Just downloaded it, & excited to try it out!
  • 18:48:13: RT @WriteRCastle: February was Pancake month and I’m just now learning about it? Is there no justice in the world?
  • 18:49:31: RT @kennja: Every writer I know has trouble writing. - Joseph Heller
  • 18:50:10: Lots of freelance work today, which is good, but haven't written anything yet. Hopefully the night will yield more inspiration.
  • 21:02:46: Wow, writing the next chapter (the new parts) is hard TOO! I guess I'm tired of having written so much & then having to purge it...
  • 21:04:47: Just got an idea breakthrough. TV is going off!
  • 21:32:57: #music my traditional medieval playlist <3 Gets me in a perfect writing mood for this sort of a scene.
  • 21:44:51: I guess I just needed to do everything required of me today before I wrote...the story layout is flowing again without pushing it!
  • 21:51:15: The magic is coming back to my mind and fingers with the familiar strains of Greensleeves played with guitar and flute.

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Monday, March 1, 2010

From Twitter 02-28-2010

  • 00:11:20: NEW BLOG: Taking a blog hiatus while I focus on gainful employment (again) Still writing, though!
  • 01:52:56: FINISHED THE SCENE! *Whew!* The one that has been kicking my butt for two weeks is finally vanquished! Celebrating with sleep! Night!

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

From Twitter 02-24-2010

  • 12:56:44: is finally ready to go back to the novel, but I've made some really good progress on the webcomic ^_^
  • 21:28:25: Anne Rice (author of the Vampire Chronicles) talks about her life journey to Christianity
  • 22:39:33: The Sequoia trees R a symbol of strength & resilience through the toughest circumstances, including fire. Straight lines from earth 2 heaven

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Monday, February 22, 2010

From Twitter 02-21-2010

  • 17:16:25: *blows nose* Ugh. Also, have hit a plotting wall...
  • 18:01:20: Workin' on da webcomic! Inspired by #gunnerkriggcourt
  • 19:39:44: So cool! RT gunnerkrigg: Keep the questions coming, fellows and girls. I will answer more in the morning!
  • 23:32:28: On a roll with the script. w00t <3

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Sunday, February 21, 2010

From Twitter 02-20-2010

  • 11:57:50: Re-reading some of my old original versions of my story. I wasn't half bad, even back then, I think ^_^
  • 15:07:50: Went out on the back porch! Wow, what a beautiful, warm day! Birds are singing up a storm!

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

From Twitter 02-16-2010

  • 11:39:01: @Wendell_A_Howe Heehee! Then, what do you think about Lady Grey vs. Earl Grey?
  • 12:37:41: Congrats! RT @Wendell_Howe: Even better news! Hobart Zoo w/ the Tasmanian Tiger breeding prgrm said they wanted 2 name my tiger after me!
  • 21:24:10: I love Hurley! <3 He is so sweet!

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

From Twitter 02-15-2010

  • 00:09:28: @Wendell_Howe Welcome back to the land of the living! And Happy Valentines Day!
  • 00:45:57: @Wendell_Howe Something is better than nothing!
  • 00:56:54: RT @Wendell_Howe 2657 NY - Maybe I could read some love sonnet to Matilda. /Something involving distance and being far apart?
  • 00:58:41: This darn scene has been kicking my butt for days. Been busy w/life but also haven't planned. Was hoping to wing it...
  • 00:59:36: ...have a funny feeling I will need to write a back story and draw a map for a lay of the land...
  • 13:04:21: Snowed again. It's beautiful :D
  • 13:08:45: The house smells like burning logs in the fireplace. I love that long as the fire is contained >.<
  • 13:11:00: RT @AdviceToWriters: If writing seems hard, it’s because it is hard. WILLIAM ZINSSER
  • 20:13:25: RT @realjohngreen: Say hello to Baby Henry!
  • 20:18:10: Trying Earl Grey. Think I like Lady Grey better. (No offense, mi'lord.)
  • 20:22:03: Though, Earl Grey is pretty good! What is your favorite tea? @Wendell_Howe

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Monday, February 15, 2010

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Sunday, February 14, 2010

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Friday, February 12, 2010

From Twitter 02-11-2010

  • 00:01:19: @LKHamilton Definitely good luck with all your writing tonight. Hope you push through that wall.
  • 00:03:00: Oh, and PS: got that scene in the bag. Whew!
  • 11:00:54: @Wendell_Howe Oh, thank goodness you're all right! Btw are your tweets voice activated? Were you typing the babble tweets? Just curious...

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

From Twitter 02-10-2010

  • 13:38:18: Listened, took some notes, and sleep-recharged, ready to take it on with some old school #Creed for inspiration.
  • 15:02:10: NEW BLOG: Where I talk about how I long to marry authoring/my storytelling with the intarweb in new ways.
  • 20:26:34: @lordlikely You have Twitter wives? Goodness!
  • 23:49:25: @Wendell_Howe Oh no! Hang in there!
  • 23:55:37: RT @LKHamilton: Waiting 4 my imaginary friend to tell me how he feels. Sometimes my job is both really cool & r. odd. Often @ same time :)

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

From Twitter 02-09-2010

  • 23:40:31: Arrghh. When my story isn't working, I think that means I need to start listening to characters.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

From Twitter 02-08-2010

  • 00:41:11: Watching Hook. I'd rather play pirate baseball than vampire baseball any day ^_^
  • 02:41:30: More late night writing. Piecing things together and finding some lost notes. Plan to even out the bumps and add some new stuff tomorrow.
  • 03:06:44: Weird adjective of the evening: "gimlet-eyed" - having a piercing stare. A "gimlet" is a tool with a screw tip for boring holes. o_O
  • 12:26:03: RT @TipsForWriters: you start w/a title, end with a title, or does the title come to you during the writing? / It depends on the story.
  • 12:26:55: AHAHAHAAA! RT @AdviceToWriters: Writers don’t have lifestyles. They sit in little rooms and write.NORMAN MAILER
  • 12:30:44: RT @AdviceToWriters: One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others’ minds.ALFRED KAZIN
  • 12:33:38: Inspired 2 write a birth! RT @TipsForWriters: whr was ur main char born? Something an author shld know & consider when writing a story.
  • 20:01:46: Had a cup of Lady Jane Grey tea with milk and sugar! <3 Think I've found the tea to help me convert.
  • 20:19:04: RT @TheWritersDen: For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. ~John Cheever
  • 20:23:51: RT @TheWritersDen: Do not lower ur goals to the level of your abilities, raise ur abilities to the height of your goals. ~ Swami Vivekananda
  • 20:29:58: Snowing outside, fire in the fireplace, with the tea working its way through my body I just want to curl up and hibernate <3

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Monday, February 8, 2010

From Twitter 02-07-2010

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Sunday, February 7, 2010

From Twitter 02-06-2010

  • 02:37:10: Of course the perfect inspiration hits as I'm lying in bed waiting for sleep. Forget furious note scribbling, I'm typing it out!
  • 13:26:45: More writing inspiration in the shower!
  • 13:59:34: Wonderfully insightful entry about life imitating art and walking alongside your characters @LKHamilton
  • 16:07:45: @JeffMeyerson Hee! Indeed! Thankfully they were not!
  • 16:48:00: RT @AdviceToWriters: It’s a job. It’s not a hobby.ROSELLEN BROWN

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Saturday, February 6, 2010

From Twitter 02-05-2010

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

From Twitter 02-02-2010

  • 15:00:35: Turning into such a beautiful day!
  • 19:38:31: Hmm, apparently Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow, so 6 more weeks of winter! RT @huffingtonpost
  • 19:45:27: Updated my blog to include buttons to post retweetss and facebook shares at the bottom of each entry! ^_^ So feel free to spread away!
  • 19:52:18: @Wendell_Howe Oooh thanks for all the info about "Waltzing Matilda!" I never knew what it meant...>.<

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

From Twitter 02-01-2010

  • 15:54:16: Today's research topic: "medieval fruit symbolism"
  • 22:48:20: Forget the fruit, now looking at medieval sports and leisure games!
  • 22:48:39: Oh, and HAPPY FEBRUARY, everyone!

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Monday, February 1, 2010

From Twitter 01-31-2010

  • 00:32:05: I think I broke through the wall that was up earlier!
  • 13:51:32: The screened in porch once again is my safe haven. <3
  • 13:54:42: Heehee! Thanks for the RT, @MakesMeHappyBot! ^_^
  • 14:34:32: NEW BLOG: Where I describe a lovely winter writing atmosphere:
  • 15:12:35: GET YOURSELF OUT THERE! "Authors How2 Use Social Media" & "Cr8 Ur Author Platform" in 10 Steps
  • 15:14:22: Getting myself out there right now! Doing some of the suggested things from previous links! And if you think you've done them all, U HAVEN'T
  • 16:34:09: RT @Quotes4Writers: "Would you not like to try all sorts of lives - but that is the satisfaction of writing — one can impersonate so man ...

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Sunday, January 31, 2010

From Twitter 01-30-2010

  • 13:44:48: Snow, glorious snow! Inspiration hit in the shower last night. Today I write until I am too tired to write! Then I clean :P
  • 17:03:17: Wee bit of a sore back and writing through a tough patch.
  • 19:34:39: Success! Now just massaging the rest of the passage that is already written.
  • 21:02:32: Making some good progress, but I hope to finish this chapter before I go to bed tonight!
  • 23:21:44: Ahaha, no cleaning in sight. I have the feeling that this chapter is gonna need a lot more reworkings...
  • 23:26:50: RT @AdviceToWriters: Don't classify me, read me. I'm a writer, not a genre.
    #author #writer #writing

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Saturday, January 30, 2010

From Twitter 01-29-2010

  • 12:15:27: Oooh the weather outside is frightful, and since I've no place to go, let it snow x3! (Once I finish work for the day it's time to write!)

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Friday, January 29, 2010

From Twitter 01-28-2010

  • 17:08:49: Somewhat unexpected, but here it is: NEW BLOG: J. D. Salinger In Memoriam
  • 23:30:43: I am absolutely in love with writing. It makes me so happy. It just feels so natural and organic. <3
  • 23:33:34: Also, people who like naughty euphemisms in inappropriate situations need to have their noggins knocked about with a buster sword #notamused

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

From Twitter 01-27-2010

  • 15:36:33: But what about the slice of life writing style? RT @AdviceToWriters: The trick is leaving out everything but the essential.DAVID MAMET
  • 15:37:50: Met w/a client for lunch & wrote a bit while I waited. Love having a notepad wherever I go
  • 15:59:14: NEW BLOG! New (Comic)Book Byte about Gunnerkrigg Court & Tom Siddell @gunnerkrigg

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

From Twitter 01-26-2010

  • 18:22:20: Wow, this sounds exciting! RT @lackeyman: 1PM Est Apple could announce end of AT&T iPhone exclusivity
  • 18:23:39: RT @AdviceToWriters: It is by sitting down 2 write every morning that 1 becomes a writer. Those who do not...remain amateurs. G. BRENAN
  • 18:24:02: Man, that last RT felt like a stab in the chest. I've felt so busy lately!
  • 18:25:23: RT @LKHamilton: 20 pgs. Have reached a do A, B or C moment 4 scene. Each changes scene significantly. Stepped away 2 let muse & I consider.
  • 18:25:53: RT @Quotes4Writers: "The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them." Jeff Jarvis
  • 18:28:16: RT @LKHamilton: The thought of losing 27 pgs ths late in book is painful, but muse & ive better idea. Same events, better blocking&dialogue.
  • 18:31:07: RT @AdviceToWriters: Storytelling reveals meaning without defining it. HANNAH ARENDT
  • 18:33:35: Retweeting a lot today. Want to remember them. Encouragement is good. Like seeing others working hard to keep their stories alive.
  • 18:45:05: Is trying to decide if she should make a new FB page entitled "Christina A. Nelson" to replace this one (and move...
  • 21:55:08: Writing tonight, with story playlist going. RIght now, #music The Lark Ascending is playing

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Sunday, January 24, 2010

From Twitter 01-23-2010

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

From Twitter 01-22-2010

  • 00:34:14: NEW BLOG ~ In which I talk about a little bit of everything. And am exhausted ^_^
  • 17:47:30: Two pieces off my story wall fell off and I can't find them!!! Exercised emergency removal of storyboard. Now safe on posterboard. *whew*
  • 17:48:21: Luckily the stuff I lost, I vaguely remember. Vaguely. Sort of. *facepalm* Oh well...Hopefully memory will jog or will find fallen pieces
  • 21:08:53: The notes were starting to fall off the wall, so I compiled the onto a poster board. ^_^

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Thursday, January 21, 2010

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Monday, January 18, 2010

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

From Twitter 01-16-2010

  • 10:55:09: Miyazaki movies always give me so much hope and happiness :-)
  • 15:52:52: Is it only 3pm? It's so dreary out there...I must not be getting enough UV rays XD
  • 16:44:57: Ah, writing bliss. And the strain is off my brain b/c the big-picture layout is on the wall!

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

From Twitter 01-13-2010

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

From Twitter 01-11-2010

  • 13:27:28: NEW BLOG: The newest plotting method for my novel:
  • 19:05:13: RT @AdviceToWriters: It seems to me that pop. novels in our age...ANDREW GREELEY
  • 19:05:40: RT @AdviceToWriters: ...might serve the same function as stained-glass windows did in the Middle Ages. ANDREW GREELEY
  • 22:16:58: New research topic: dreams, symbols & number significance

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Monday, January 11, 2010

From Twitter 01-10-2010

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Sunday, January 10, 2010

From Twitter 01-09-2010

  • 11:37:59: It's been snowing for 3 days straight, and it's beautiful outside! And not too perilous to drive in either! <3

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Saturday, January 9, 2010

From Twitter 01-08-2010

  • 14:16:27: Toes are cold. Too long on the screen porch. Snow falls gently. It's in no hurry~

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Friday, January 8, 2010

From Twitter 01-07-2010

  • 01:13:58: So I thought my re-editing had stumped my poor, tired brain, but now it is I doing the stumping! I have a new plotting tactic!
  • 01:32:43: Also, #gunnerkrigg needs to update more than 3 times a week. *cries*
  • 23:18:23: Wall plotting chart is up to Ch. 6. It's starting to build, and I'm getting to new stuff I haven't written yet. Making nice progress ^_^
  • 23:20:11: RT @AdviceToWriters: Writing is its own reward.HENRY MILLER

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Thursday, January 7, 2010

From Twitter 01-06-2010

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Saturday, January 2, 2010

From Twitter 01-01-2010

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Friday, January 1, 2010

From Twitter 12-31-2009

  • 20:57:32: Happy New Year, guys! See ya next year ;)

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