Happy Halloween!

So this is what was waiting for me when I flew home through Hurricane Sandy turbulence and walked in the front door.

McCoy the skeleton, at my table

McCoy the skeleton, at my table

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Prepping for NaNoWriMo and Kitsune-Mochi

Assassin's Creed

Assassin’s Creed (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I don’t typically attempt NaNoWriMo in the way that many writers do — I mean, actually writing a new novel — but I do use it as a shameless excuse to dedicate more time to side projects I wouldn’t otherwise. I have no memory of what I did with it last year, honestly, but two years ago I wrote an Renaissance espionage/thriller novella based on too many hours of Assassin’s CreedĀ parkourĀ and a single Within Temptation lyric. You need NaNoWriMo to justify toys like that. Continue reading