Christmas ’16

Happy Christmas everyone!

This week has gone well. I got two books out of the library. The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson and L’Orientalisme by Edward Said. The Mother Tongue is not on my list of books, however, the author Bill Bryson is. And it is the only English version of his books in my local library. I’m currently reading the second chapter. Continue reading


The aftermath of NaNo and its review

December, how I wished and willed the month of December to arrive. Creating content that comes to 2000 words every day is exhausting. I planned my outline sufficiently. I had something to write about for twenty-seven of the thirty days. In the first couple of days, I even managed to write two thousand words more on one of the topics.


My timeline, 7 point story structure

I write my stories through Dragon Naturally Speaking. This, like every other method, has pros and cons. It cuts out all of the “am’s,” “likes,” and “you knows.” It forces me to really think about my word choice. Continue reading