NaNoWriMo, novel, shut up plot, work in progress

WIP Week, Dispatch #3: Nominated (Camp NaNoWriMo July 2011 – original version)

Welcome to the third day of WIP Week, where we check in on what’s happening with my current works-in-progress. Today’s WIP was written in July as part of Camp NaNoWriMo 2011, since – apparently – I could not wait until November to get this out of my hair. Not only did it reach 50k by the end of July, but the story…

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NaNoWriMo, screenplay, Script Frenzy, work in progress

WIP Week, Dispatch #2: Her Name Is Veronica (NaNoWriMo 2011)

Welcome to the second day of WIP Week, where we check in on what’s happening with my current works-in-progress. Our WIP for the day was written during NaNoWriMo 2011 as an Agatha Christie-esque mystery and suspense thriller, featuring a call-center agent from Manila who finds her inner heroine after uncovering her true identity as an heiress for an important political family.…

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NaNoWriMo, work in progress

WIP Week, Dispatch #1: World On A Plate (NaNoWriMo 2011)

Welcome to WIP Week, where we check in on what’s happening with my current works-in-progress. These works-in-progress are based on three of the novels I’ve written under the National Novel Writing Month umbrella, which includes NaNoWriMo (November) and Camp NaNoWriMo (July). Our first WIP for the week was written during NaNoWriMo 2010. Originally conceptualized as a satire about TV travel shows…

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Today’s Dispatch: The Purpose of This Blog Is…

You may have noticed, in the “About Me” section of this blog, that I have changed my handle and Blogger profile. This, I will admit, is a conscious decision on my part, in a bid to be taken seriously. I am more judicious now about promoting my online presence through this blog, along with my entries for Domestic Travel. In fact,…

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The First Dispatch: Here’s Your Surprise

You’ve heard me bitch about this before: I didn’t really want to start another blog. I was already beat up and tired when I closed shop on Domesticity. I wasn’t exactly ready to put up another site when I revived my travel blog, either, so I thought I should just concentrate on graduate school and put my writing aside where…

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I’m Ready to Jump.

Photo taken at the Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland, NZ. Yes, it’s really me. And I’m in the process of starting a brand new blog right now. New year, new outlook, maybe even a revamped Stella. More to come later.