Friday, June 19, 2015


So, I'm doing Camp NaNoWriMo again this year.  I have eleven days to refine my idea.  Due to factors like having more things do to in July than write a novel and not wanting to be a crabby hermit, I'll only be writing a 20,000 word novella.  Well, at press time, that's the plan.

I figured blogging would be a good way to get my writing muscles back into shape until then.  Despite resolving like I do every year to write more, I've yet to write anything this year besides book reviews, and I've written far fewer of those than I normally do.

Since I'll have fewer large blocks of writing time, this next book is probably going to be a stitch job.  I have distinct ideas about the beginning and end and will probably write those first.  All the blurry bits in the middle will have to wait a bit.

Stasis is something I've had in my head for a month or two, since a friend of mine asked me what I thought about Paul Rudd playing an American version of Doctor Who.  Her suggestion re-kindled my interest in telling Doctor Who-style stories and gave me a new wrinkle for it.  I resisted the urge to dive right into the writing until I had some time to ponder the main character.

Even though I'm not writing an entire novel, I'm pretty excited about the impending Camp.

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