Posts Tagged ‘poll’

Results, a Poll, and a Crazy Week in General

Good news, Squiders! I think my crazy plan of fixing the writer’s block on one novel by starting a completely different novel may actually be working. It’s a miracle, I know. I don’t have a huge amount of words on the new novel (which is tentatively titled Gabe and Rafe’s Fabulous Adventures on the Ark) but it is going, and going fairly easily, and some of the cobwebs are shaking off of Book 1 as well. Plus I think stepping away has helped me to refocus a bit, to remind myself that the characters are what are most important, and to focus on them and their specific problems, and that I can add in more stuff about the world and the overarcing plot as time goes on. Whew.

(We were on a cruise, which is why I missed Thursday’s post, and though I have been off the ship for over 24 hours it still feels like I’m on it, which is very annoying and makes me feel a little sick. But anyway.)

My general plan is to poke at the new story and let Book 1 percolate until Friday, at which point we switch back. This week is mostly a waste anyway because MY MUSICAL OPENS ON FRIDAY AAAAAHHHH.

Sorry. That’s about how I feel on the matter. Anyway, every night this week is eaten by dress rehearsals, so who knows if there will be any writing time at all. Percolating is good for my schedule.

(Also, I hope I haven’t forgotten anything since I missed a few rehearsals. I mean, it was only a few, but aaaahhhhh)

(aaaahhhh)

Anyway, for my own sanity, I’m going to do the poll for the next nonfic book subject today, and we might dive into it on Thursday, or I might talk about something else on Thursday and then start the nonfiction topics next week when my sanity shall hopefully be back to mostly full.

Anyway, please pick a topic that interests you!

Fate is in Your Hands (and Thanks!)

First of all, a week or so ago, this blog surpassed a thousand subscribers, so I wanted to say thank you, Squiders! If you’ve been with me for a while, I appreciate you sticking with me through thick and thin. If you’re new, welcome! Please feel free to contact me, either in the comments or through any method on the Contact Me page, and let me know if there’s anything you’d like to see more of or that you’d like me to address.

As a token of my thanks, I’ve drawn you a landsquid.

A thanful landsquid

(Apologies–my scanner’s broken so I had to take a picture.)

Now, on to Choosing Your Fate! Better known as a poll to see which of my nonfic book topics you’d like to see as a series of blog posts.

(Psst, it won’t let me put more than a week as the time limit on the poll, so if you missed it and still want to give your input, the poll on the Kit Campbell Books mirror post is indefinite.)