What Else 2017, Week 9

Writing Stuff Wicked Witch, Retired: I puttered around with a section that needs rewriting, even taking it to the library to work on it. Decided I needed to get a good plot timeline worked out. Looking ahead: I need to finish my reread early in the week and finish rewriting the problematic section by Weds/Thurs. My … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 9

What Else 2017, Week 8

Good Stuff Just in case you've forgotten that Christoper Walken was in a music video (for a song with a Dune reference): https://youtu.be/XQ7z57qrZU8 Writing Stuff Added 2621 words to Wicked Witch, Retired and started a rewrite section. I was a bit unsure about my next few steps going forward, but a day off let my brain … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 8

What Else 2017, Week 5

Writing Stuff A Round of Words in 80 Days is back on the non-Facebook side of the web. I gave it a go on Facebook, but that's just not the place for me for this kind of thing. So, a big Thank You! to  Eden Mabee for getting things going again at the blog. Belatedly, … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 5

What Else 2017, Week 4

Good Stuff My good stuff this week is more on the personal level than usual. This weekend was the 35th annual New Year Fest ultimate tournament. New Year Fest is run by VOTS, the local ultimate frisbee organization. Teams from all over the country (and occasionally from our border neighbors) come to Arizona to play … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 4

What Else 2017, Week 3

Good Stuff Moby-Dick was the subject of a Big Read project back in 2012. Each chapter was recorded by a different person, some of them famous. I've been reading and/or listening along. Not surprisingly, Benedict Cumberbatch does a pretty fine job here. https://soundcloud.com/moby-dick-big-read/chapter-58-brit-read-by Writing Stuff The laptop arrived Monday evening. While I'm still settling in … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 3

What Else 2017, Week 2

Good Stuff One thousand musicians all playing David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel." https://youtu.be/VFdG3htWJmA Thanks to Sharon, a fellow ultimate player, for pointing this out on FB. Made my Sunday morning. Writing Stuff Gamification of the writing process, Katherine edition: I've wanted a new laptop for a while now. Our old one crapped out years ago and, … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 2

What Else 2017, Week 1

Good Stuff Most of the time what's trending on Facebook wouldn't be considered by me to be Good Stuff. Usually, it's some politician doing something dumb or the social goings-on of celebrities I'm not familiar with. But occasionally, Facebook's trending sidebar gives me something like this: Tom Hardy reading a bedtime story with the best … Continue reading What Else 2017, Week 1