Motivation/Consequences: Beth Vs. NaNo

So, I took a break from writing yesterday, as I usually do on Sundays. BUT I did some plotting. And I did some more plotting today. And I am so excited I can’t even…I think that’s why I accidentally wrote two NaNoWriMo posts and, er, posted them. Oops. Forgive me? Please? Here’s a picture of […]

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NaNo is Coming

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), as I believe I’ve mentioned, quickly approacheth. That means late hours, lots of caffeine, a sense of panic and dread, lack of sleep, madness…Wait, panic and dread? Really? Here are some ways to overcome your fear of writing 50,000 words in 30 days: Don’t participate – Run away while you […]

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Parody Hour

You walk into a bar. But it’s not any old bar. It’s a karaoke bar. But it’s not any old karaoke bar. It’s a Par-a-do-ke Bar! What will you sing? Here is an option (can you guess the original?): Sweet dreams are made of tea Oolong, instant, Dar-Jee-Ling Sencha, Grey (Earl), and the Ceylon tea Everybody’s […]

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Randomosity

PROBLEM The Internet: the wonderful tool of procrastinators everywhere. SOLUTION Writer’s Block, the free word processor that blocks you out of everything else (Internet, your wallpaper/icons, everything) until you reach your word quota…or the time limit you set for yourself. (And now I really feel like an ad man–er, woman.) EAR CANDY This song: Square Circles EYE […]

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