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About Sky

I'm a: 20-something, fantasy writer, deep thought thinker, sometime knitter, bookstore browser, amateur cook, journaler, cat owner, cheap wine connoisseur, ancient and medieval history lover, occasional philosopher, avid reader, museum wanderer.

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 4 + Wrap Up

I did it! I pushed myself the last week and wrote 8,727 words in the last six days alone, and validated my count last night at 25,070 words written in the month of April. That’s 25k words on this rewrite, … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 3 Progress

“Best best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Well, ain’t that the truth. If you’re keeping track of my word count (and I’m not sure why you would be, but I suppose you could be?), you’ll probably … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 2 Progress

Camp NaNoWriMo continues. In the past, Week 2 is usually where I’ve fallen off course for Camp. Life might get in the way, or I might just lose the motivation and self discipline to keep going. While my second week … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 1 Progress

Well! So far I’m trucking right along and am right on track! This is a pretty cool thing for me, as I’ve never made it very far in a Camp NaNoWriMo before. But then, before last November, I’d never won … Continue reading

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2019 First Quarter Reading + April Camp NaNoWriMo

It’s been a little while since I’ve been around here. Last year I had a plan for posting here once a month, with the results of my reading efforts, and then somewhat more frequently when NanoWriMo rolled around so that … Continue reading

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My Year of Rereads: Oct/Nov/Dec Review

Well, October ended up being a light reading month. I think it was because it was supposed to be a heavy NaNoWriMo prep month. But that… didn’t happen as much as I would have liked. And November was NaNoWriMo, during … Continue reading

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Best Books I Read in 2018

One night recently, I was thinking about Duchess Meghan. I was thinking about when her wedding was, and when her baby was announced and how far along in her pregnancy she is. The wedding was just a few months ago, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018: Week 4 + Retrospective

I WON. This was my 12th year doing NaNoWriMo, and it’s my first win. I’m so proud, so amazed at all the words I put down. The story isn’t done because I haven’t gotten to the end yet, but there … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018: Week 3 Progress Report

Just keep writing, just keep writing, just keep writing… Well, I was behind this whole week. Never very far behind, but behind nonetheless. And now the holiday weekend is upon us. I know a lot of people worry about being … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018: Week 2 Progress Report

Writing continues! And it continues to amaze me that if you just keep putting one word after another, you create sentences, which create paragraphs, and all of that adds up. I am… slightly off count, but not so much that … Continue reading

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