Thoughts of a wanna-be author and student.

February 10, 2011

Plots and Crusades

My plot and I have gone on dates, and I think we're finally working our issues out. Hurray~ I truly think this change was for the better, so I'm pretty happy. I will admit I've been a bit lazy with writing everything down and getting it set out. I've just been letting my mind run wild and come up with all these ideas for it, that it's almost a little difficult to get it all pinpointed!

I can't wait to get started on writing again--my 600 words a day this past week or so hasn't been kept up. (Eek) All in all, I feel like I'm on the right track. I don't have everything figured out, but that's okay right now. I'm still in the creation process--though really, writing an entire novel is a creation process, but shh! Don't tell my brain that.

Also, I've belatedly jumped into the Crusades that Rachael Harrie is hosting. Go check it out here. Seems like it will be epic. And less bloody than the actual crusades. (Lucky for me! Seeing how I faint when I see blood... many stories about that, but that's for another time.) Head on over!

Lastly, cause my plot is calling me again, finally found somewhere that's hiring! (Yay. Money is always useful.) And, I have tons of candy--and therefore will be going on a sugar high. Let's just say that I love it when I get to indulge in my sweet (actually sour) tooth! Wonder if I'll get more on the 14th...

How's everyone doing? What're you going to do for V-Day?


  1. Go go go! You can do it. Also, buy it some chocolate. I hear plots like candy.

  2. Hahaha, is it bad that my plot probably likes chocolate more than I do? ... ._. maybe.

  3. Go crusader!!!

    just joined your blog!

    I am a history / mythology nut myself (ex history teacher)
    I am also writing YA

    good luck on the changing from 'wannabe to author'



  4. Woo, crusaders~ Thanks! I joined yours too! Go mythology nuts! (Totally jealous of your ex-history teacher status.

    Thanks for the luck :)

  5. I love it when we get along with our plots.

  6. Did you say candy? I love me some sour candy :) Just stopping by as a fellow Crusader. Nice to meet you!

  7. Ah lol, i loved TEACHING history and learning about it. Just didn't like that fact that no parents cared how their 'little darlings' behaved at school :-) lol.
    they weren't tooo bad for me, i was realistic, BUT still feral. lol

    QUOTE: "who is HITLER miss..??"

    yes this child didn't know who Hitler was at age 14!!! horror

  8. Michelle - I love sour candy, too! Thanks for stopping by! :)

    Constance - ....Oh my goodness, really? They didn't know HITLER? What is this world coming to..

  9. i was floored!!!

    a couple of them knew.... some knew he was bad... some thought he was a WW1 person and the others had NO CLUE AT ALL!!

    terrible terrible!! how could they get to 14 and NOT know.. tut tut... lol

  10. As you should have been! That is ridiculous. I'll be making sure my niece (only young mind I've got around) is well educated outside school as well as inside school.

    ..So insane.

  11. Good luck with your writing. I'm going to get involved w/ the crusade this week. I'm a new follower.

  12. Hello fellow crusader. And personally, writing when one doesn't want to write just makes for tired writing. :)

  13. Hey crusader! I'm in your crusade group! I look forward to getting to know you! :D Go YA paranormal!

  14. Hey fellow crusader! Thanks for stopping by! I write YA also!

  15. Hey Devin! Fellow Crusader following you back from All the World's Our Page to say hi :) If you figure out a really good way to get your plot to love you again, let me know. Mine and I aren't speaking at the moment.

  16. Beth - Thanks for following! Yay crusader.

    Michael - Crusaders unite! I totally hear you. It's hard though, cause when I don't write I feel a bit like I'm failing.

    Chantele - Howdy! It's nice to meet you! Woot YA Paranormal!

    Alison - Yay, crusader! Thank YOU for stopping by. :) Go YA!

    Claire - Thanks for visiting! As for plot loving, the only thing I can say is that after switching my plot a couple times, I've finally gone with something that I love. If you've had any ideas that've been rattling about in your head I say try to combine them! That's what I did. Course, it might not be what you're looking for, but.... :/ it's the best I've got.

  17. Hi Devon, fellow crusader here (in the same group). It's so good to get plot issues sorted out. I have one I'm working through at the moment too.

  18. Sari - Woot, good to meet another in my group. It is good to get the plot issues sorted. Good luck with your own!


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