[YANS] (NaNoWriMo Day 11, Part 1)

By | November 11, 2017

[YANS] Yet Another New Story

The only thing she knows is true anymore is that the dragon needs to die.

This is the daily(ish) posting of my 2017 NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) fantasy novel. [YANS] is short for Yet Another New Story, so it’s new worlds and new civilization ahead! Since last year worked out well, this year’s attempt will also be a combination of MuseFic and proper rough draft. The story will be completed at the end of November… even if the story isn’t really complete. 😉

Read at your own risk/amusement: There will most likely be spelling and grammatical errors afoot as well as flat out bad writing, info dumps, plot holes, contradictions/retcons, uneven characterization and pacing.

Daily Wordcount: 2167
Total Wordcount:  9,640 (includes Title, Chapter Headers, etc.)

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Saturday Story Prompts [2017.11.11]

By | November 11, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. “You’re all of the mad and none of the scientist.”

2. Dragons litter the seaside after the morning after the fight. Sprawled haphazardly along the sands, their shimmering corpses fracture the light into dancing rainbows.

3. Visions of hills covered in terraced gardens haunt his dreams for years.

4. Cold air seeps in through the door frame until the snow has piled high enough to seal them in.

5. My mother always said ‘can’t’ when she meant ‘won’t’ and for years I bought into her version of the world.

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Live From the Workbench

By | November 10, 2017
Live From the Workbench 11-01-2017

Live From the Workbench 11-01-2017

I’d love to say I can’t believe that I didn’t post a workbench update at all in October… but I’m not. Sheepish, yes, but astonished, no. At least I’m consistently inconsistent! 😉

So what have I been doing with all that time?

MAGNETS! 😀 (and handmade eraser stamps, and pourable silicone casting, and rebuilt lightboxes, and methods for fixing sticky sealer, and all sort of packaging experimentation, and, and, and…)

TL;DR — this is going to be a long post!

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[YANS] (NaNoWriMo Day 7)

By | November 7, 2017

[YANS] Yet Another New Story

The only thing she knows is true anymore is that the dragon needs to die.

This is the daily(ish) posting of my 2017 NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) fantasy novel. [YANS] is short for Yet Another New Story, so it’s new worlds and new civilization ahead! Since last year worked out well, this year’s attempt will also be a combination of MuseFic and proper rough draft. The story will be completed at the end of November… even if the story isn’t really complete. 😉

Read at your own risk/amusement: There will most likely be spelling and grammatical errors afoot as well as flat out bad writing, info dumps, plot holes, contradictions/retcons, uneven characterization and pacing.

Daily Wordcount: 2103
Total Wordcount:  7763 (includes Title, Chapter Headers, etc.)

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The Etsy Relaunch That Wasn’t

By | November 7, 2017
Etsy Listing Rotation

Technicolor Business Plans!

I had grand plans (and grand spreadsheets!) about an October relaunch of the Etsy store… that just didn’t happen. Between the craft fair and a bunch of other chaos, I never had the time to sit down and revamp the listings like I wanted to.

And I don’t really have the time this month either, which means I’ll miss out on the winter holiday rush. (Apparently most Etsy stores do a good portion of their sales in this timeframe, but historically I haven’t seen that big a bump. So I’m a little bummed, but not horribly.)

However, it does make me wonder about how I really want to go about the relaunch.

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[YANS] (NaNoWriMo Day 6)

By | November 6, 2017

[YANS] Yet Another New Story

The only thing she knows is true anymore is that the dragon needs to die.

This is the daily(ish) posting of my 2017 NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) fantasy novel. [YANS] is short for Yet Another New Story, so it’s new worlds and new civilization ahead! Since last year worked out well, this year’s attempt will also be a combination of MuseFic and proper rough draft. The story will be completed at the end of November… even if the story isn’t really complete. 😉

Read at your own risk/amusement: There will most likely be spelling and grammatical errors afoot as well as flat out bad writing, info dumps, plot holes, contradictions/retcons, uneven characterization and pacing.

Daily Wordcount: 1886
Total Wordcount:  5651 (includes Title, Chapter Headers, etc.)

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[YANS] (NaNoWriMo Day 5)

By | November 5, 2017

[YANS] Yet Another New Story

The only thing she knows is true anymore is that the dragon needs to die.

This is the daily(ish) posting of my 2017 NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) fantasy novel. [YANS] is short for Yet Another New Story, so it’s new worlds and new civilization ahead! Since last year worked out well, this year’s attempt will also be a combination of MuseFic and proper rough draft. The story will be completed at the end of November… even if the story isn’t really complete. 😉

Read at your own risk/amusement: There will most likely be spelling and grammatical errors afoot as well as flat out bad writing, info dumps, plot holes, contradictions/retcons, uneven characterization and pacing.

Daily Wordcount: 2121
Total Wordcount: 3490 (includes Title, Chapter Headers, etc.)

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Saturday Story Prompts [2017.11.04]

By | November 4, 2017
Saturday Story Prompts

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1. Quests are for stories and daydreams, jobs are for the waking world. There’s a wide gulf between slaying dragons and exterminating them.

2. “Unless you have a spare car battery in your pocket, we’re stuck. Just accept it and move on.”

3. If anyone noticed his tears, they were kind enough to overlook his grief.

4. The giant ships float aimlessly in space, false worlds that fulfill their purpose with mere existence instead of movement.

5. You never know what you’ll find the first day on a job, but I was praying my luck held out a little longer.

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Creative Commons LicenseSaturday Story Prompts 11-04-2017This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. You can use these verbatim or modified, just don’t resell them as prompts. (That’s my shtick!) Have $1.00 and want more prompts? Hire me to create a custom eBook!

Fat MinPin #001-003

By | November 2, 2017
Fat MinPins #001-003

Fat MinPins #001-003

I had a blast last year making the Fat Animal Magnet as Christmas presents, but it’s taken me forever and a day to finish getting them all up on the blog. That’s what I get for painting 50ish things at a time, I suppose! 😉

Anywho, these cute little doggos were done as a portrait of a friend’s miniature pinscher. They have cropped ears and a docked tail, but I’ve got another natural version half-done. It’s a little alarming how many ‘new’ Fat Animals are still waiting in the wings…

I need to stop casting new ones and just finish up the ones I have!

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[YANS] (NaNoWriMo Day 1)

By | November 1, 2017

[YANS] Yet Another New Story

The only thing she knows is true anymore is that the dragon needs to die.

This is the daily(ish) posting of my 2017 NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) fantasy novel. [YANS] is short for Yet Another New Story, so it’s new worlds and new civilization ahead! Since last year worked out well, this year’s attempt will also be a combination of MuseFic and proper rough draft. The story will be completed at the end of November… even if the story isn’t really complete. 😉

Read at your own risk/amusement: There will most likely be spelling and grammatical errors afoot as well as flat out bad writing, info dumps, plot holes, contradictions/retcons, uneven characterization and pacing.

Daily Wordcount: 1184
Total Wordcount: 1294 (includes Title, Chapter Headers, etc.)

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