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February Writing Round-Up

Twenty-eight days of work. Twenty-eight days of not taking any downtime for the sake of downtime. This has been a good month.

  • Words Written: 33,543  (YTD: 55,981 | 2017 Goal: 200,000+)
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November Writing Round-Up

Um, wait. It’s December 1?

  • Fifteenth rejection! Such is the business. Also got a rejection for a grant to which I applied, but it included some wonderful positive feedback.
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October Writing Round-Up

I don’t know if you like reading these posts, but it turns out that I like writing them, so you’re going to keep getting them. So what have I been up to in the last month? 628 more words


Who the heck are these people?!?

Bernadette: Bee’s mom, earlier architect, does NOT like people

Bee: The teller of the story (though she does not seem to be the protagonist?), 15 years old, heart problem, small for her age… 123 more words

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Setting plays an important part in every book, especially in Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

For example, the family lives in an old, rundown building. This is a perfect picture of how this family functions: the constantly have to patch together holes, in some cases actual holes in the roof, but also holes in how the act towards each other and the characters around them. 73 more words

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