Space Case: Trying to Solve a Murder in the Cosmos

So, unless you have been living under a rock, you have likely heard of this little game called Among Us. And hey, maybe you haven’t been under a rock, but you aren’t necessarily into games. Or, perhaps, you just keep seeing these little cartoony astronauts everywhere with jokes about venting, being sus, and committing murder.Continue reading “Space Case: Trying to Solve a Murder in the Cosmos”

NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #3

Hello and a happy major holiday week to you! In my house, we are ready to go: presents are wrapped, tree is decorated, and stockings are hanging on the wall since we lack a mantle. It’s a nice time of year even though it looks and feels different from years past. As promised, I amContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #3”

NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #2

Hello, hello, good morning/afternoon/some time of day to you, dear reader! Remember last month when I was drafting a novel? I have good news: this post contains the second excerpt from my project. Did you catch my first excerpt? If not, click here to read; otherwise, you may find yourself a bit lost. Feel freeContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #2”

It’s still Sunday till I clock in for work on Monday, right?

Oops, forgot to stick to my self-imposed weekly schedule of updates. My bad. However, I have BIG AWESOME NEWS: I know I only have one excerpt up, and more will follow. I received feedback that the formatting on the excerpt I posted made it difficult to read, so I need to do some magic andContinue reading “It’s still Sunday till I clock in for work on Monday, right?”

I have fallen off the map

So. Funny thing about November: I disappear from everywhere while I am in NaNoWriMo mode, and I’m starting to hit that slump. Good news, though: I’m at 37k and chugging along! This will be a traditional post of sorts. I did a new thing. If you’re in the U.S. and you shop for groceries atContinue reading “I have fallen off the map”

NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #1

For seven of the last twelve years, I have participated in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. If you are new to the blog or the writing world, NaNoWriMo is simple: write a novel between November 1 and 30 with a minimum length of 50,000 words including all-new content. The idea is to write aContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2020: Excerpt #1”

It’s peanut butter frosting time, peanut butter frosting time

I know I said I was going to share NaNoWriMo excerpts this month. I will, I promise. However, I am at a measly 1900 words and have not decided how much I will share just yet. Once I get my ducks in a row, the first excerpt will go up on November 8. For today,Continue reading “It’s peanut butter frosting time, peanut butter frosting time”