I’ve been making critters, but only once I reach my word count for the day. To make your own, by the way, you just need: pom-poms, pipe-cleaners, googly-eyes and a glue gun. All available at JoAnn’s or other craft stores.
Great party, fantastic food, good conversation, and we made plot creatures. I’m sure Tim will post better pictures. (He took lots of close-ups), but here’s what mine looked like:
For details on upcoming events, please see: http://naperwrimo.org/wiki/index.php?title=2010_Events Things to start thinking about: Timeline: Before November: Read books, articles about writing and listen to podcasts: http://www.stormwolf.com/thesecrets/podcasts/ http://www.sff.net/odyssey/podcasts.html http://www.writingexcuses.com/ Think abut how & when you’re going to write. If you plan on writing mainly on the weekends, then be sure you say no to invitations for […]
Read books, articles about writing and listen to podcasts: The Secrets from stormwolf SFF Odyssey Writing Excuses Writers on Writing (Barbara DeMarco Barrett)
I’m having a good month, so far, although I keep having the fear that I’ll run out of plot. I had what started out being a fun SF idea–almost dropped it because I was reading stuff about how aliens-are-not-humans-with-weird-ears,or other stuff stressing that there has to be a REASON for aliens to have developed as […]
The next planning session is October 24th at the 95th library from 1-3. It will be led by Barb and Lloyd and will focus on character development and other useful things to make November writing smoother. Now’s a good time to be reading the forums, getting ideas, doing research, etc. Also, sidestepping most social obligations […]
I came across an interesting reference to cliches and their origins that I thought I’d post: www.businessballs.com/clichesorigins.htm.