NaNoWriMo Planning, Day 4

I printed up a two page wide, three page long spreadsheet of episodes and conflicts. Yeah, I’m just that organized. I put in all my existing information on what conflicts are going to be dealt with when and how. Then I started filling in all the blank squares.

I can see the arc slowing coming together. Some areas flow easily enough, some I have to think long and hard about, and some keep drifting off into, well, I’m not sure what to put here, so I’ll make something unrelated to this conflict happen. Bad, bad writer! Stay focused!

Also, I carved a pumpkin tonight. It’s a spider… sort of. It does have a lovely black widow hourglass mark and eight long, black pipe cleaner legs. So we’ll call it a spider. There is also a gingerbread house to be commandeered for Halloween purposes, if I can find the time. And our front gate decorations are AMAZING! I have to borrow a digital camera and get some pictures of things to show here. Seriously. AMAZING.

Have I mentioned that I love Halloween? Would trade Halloween for Christmas any day? No? Well, now ya know.

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About Joyce

Joyce Sully lives in Southern California. She graduated from UC Irvine. She likes to knit and cook and play video games. But mostly she writes. Joyce writes short stories and novels, songs and poems, scripts and instructions to feed the cat if she stays out late. She has been spotted as far afield as Seattle, but travel makes her nervous. She believes in magic and dragons and ghosts, but is not convinced her next-door neighbors are real.
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