Category: Toys

The Great Scroll Experiment!

In honor of Kerouac, and in attempting to learn what I can about writing from him, I spent the better part of yesterday afternoon trying to create my own scroll-of-fiction. First, I gathered my paper (10 sheets…my thought process being that ten sheets of single-spaced typewritten paper made a more-than-decent length short story): Then I…

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I caved in and got NOOK, B&Ns ebook reader. And let me tell you…it’s way easier to buy books this way. You just blink and there it is! As a writer, I have to tell ya, that I dig the idea of people being able to download books as a spontaneous purchase that’s non-returnable. I…

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Speaking of tools… I’m writing this blog on my brand spanking new mini computer. It’s got a built in web-cam, microphone, and is faster than my normal laptop…but it has definitely been designed for hobbit use. Takes some getting used to, I guess. But the battery life kicks all kinds of tushy. And did I…

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New Toys

I’ve been struggling with finding a place to write. Yes, I have a desk–in a loft I share with my husband and baby. If I want to write I have to wake everybody up (because any lamp or light illuminates the whole small space…ditto if I’m writing downstairs because of the shitty architecture of the…

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