Monthly Archives:: September 2011

A Round of Words in 80 Days

A Round of Words in 80 Days

  A few months ago, I was introduced to A Round of Words in 80 Days by Elizabeth Ann West, whom I met through blogging. As it’s written on the blog: A Round of Words in 80 Days is the writing challenge that knows you have a life.   The 80-days challenge happens 4 times per year and the next one, round 4, will start October 3rd. This community is actually more like a big cheer squad. You set up your own goals for the 80 days, anything so as it is measurable. If needed, you can change it as your… Read more »

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Model Monday #3: Assassins

Model Monday #3: Assassins

I love stories about assassins who, deep down, are good people and are the hero/heroine of a very intricate story. I would love to write a story about an assassin (or many), but it seems that all the explanations I come up with for why the MC became an assassin are cliches … Until I come up with some incredible idea, I have fun with these:   Sydney Bristow (Alias)   Elektra (same actress … coincidence? =P)   Assassins Creed (love me some games!)   Dark Angel (not exactly an assassin, but …)   Katsa (MC from Graceling by Kristin… Read more »

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Mission Impossible? I hope not!

Mission Impossible? I hope not!

So, I set up a challenge for me. It’s not that hard, actually, but the past 2 or 3 weeks were kind of chaos over here (sick kid, holidays, vacations, friend’s wedding, etc) and I couldn’t get much writing done. Now that things seem more calm, I want to get back to my hardcore writing schedule and I guess that the easy way to do it is to glue my butt to my chair, keep my fingers on the keyboard and just write. I’m setting up a goal to reach 5k words each day, from Monday to Friday for the… Read more »

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Versatile Blogger

Versatile Blogger

  I’ve got another blog award! This time it was from Jani Grey and Jenn.  Thanks ladies!   The rules for accepting the award are: 1. Thank the person who gave you the award and link back to them in your post. 2. Share 7 things about yourself. 3. Pass this Award along to 15 recently discovered blogs and let them know about it.   Number 1 was done above, but I’ll repeat it here: Thanks Jani and Jenn for the award!   Number 2—share 7 things about me: I danced ballet from 3 to 19 yo. I went back… Read more »

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