Archive for May 2012

Camp NaNoWriMo!

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I haven’t done NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month for the uninitiated) in several years, but I’ve been thinking about trying to edit and publish my 2005, 2006, and 2008 NaNoWriMo novels, as well as getting back into writing on a regular basis. As though the universe heard my thoughts, I got an email yesterday about Camp NaNoWriMo.

NaNoWriMo is a month-long writing challenge in which participants attempt to write the first draft of a 50,000 word novel in one month. The event is held every year in November. Camp NaNoWriMo is the same thing, but in June and August this year.



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The Selkie

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I have published my second eBook, The Selkie. The Selkie is a short story based on Celtic myth.

In this retelling of Celtic legends, a young fisherman named Conall loses his beloved wife Mairenn to the fury of the sea. In his grief, he loses his will to live until he is rescued by a mysterious woman named Moira who appears to have come from the sea itself. Ready to move forward after enduring heartbreaking tragedy, Conall builds a life with Moira. They appear to have a perfect life together, but like Conall himself, Moira seems burdened by constant longing for something she lost long ago.



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Ferdinand and the Dinosaurs

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I have just published my first eBook, Ferdinand and the Dinosaurs.

Ferdinand and the Dinosaurs is the tale of a teenage outcast who’s wildest dreams come true when he is transported to the time of the dinosaurs. He befriends a Triceratops and the two journey through a prehistoric land together meeting many different types of dinosaurs and facing untold peril. Eventually, Ferdinand is faced with a difficult choice; to go home to his own time, back with his mother and everything he has ever known, or to stay in the Cretaceous period and continue his prehistoric adventures with Snarl, his dinosaur friend.



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Our New Apartment

Here's my awesome desk. I believe you have my stapler...

We’ve had our new apartment for over a month. I promised I’d show off the place in my blog, even though anyone who actually cares about it has already seen it in person by now. Anyway, Here’s some photos of our awesome new apartment.

I’ve done some other stuff that was actually somewhat interesting over the the past month, such as go to an anime convention. (Read about it at 8BitBites!)



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