I realized that, according to my novel schedule, I have to finish an entire chapter… today o.O *hides*
500 Low today D: Boo.
Neatorama Upcoming Queue Try No. 2
This time I used a link from my friend, Justin. TY! Check out the upcoming here and click on the Neat cartoon for my post “Top 50 Famous Dumb Blonde Quotes” under the Funny Category http://www.neatorama.com/upcoming/
Top 50 dumb famous blonde quotes
From: http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,24979979-5001026,00.html I do not agree with the “dumb blonde” stereotype but some of these are hilarious, regardless of the actress/singer’s hair color. Some highlights: 14) Jessica Simpson when offered buffalo wings: “Sorry I don’t eat buffalo.” 20) Christina Aguilera on film festivals: “So...
I wrote out an entire post response earlier where I used the word tumbler repeatedly. Except I wrote it tumblr and could not figure out why the bad red squiggly showed up beneath it. Yarr!
937 Also wrote a short story for a game site that came out to 1800 words. Whewt. Off to happy hour and maybe to see Underworld 3.
~ 1500 I edited two chapters today and added a substantial amount of pages. Unfortunately I would rather continue to move the novel forward, instead of go back and edit. Sigh. I suppose it has to get done sometime, right?
Sometimes reality really is crazier than fiction. My professors always tell me that the difference between fiction and nonfiction is that fiction has to be believable. I’m starting to think these are truly wise words. I didn’t sleep much, nor well, last night so I am thinking that is also contributing to my perception of this strange, strange world.
Tim Burton to remake Alice in Wonderland →
You make sobriety feel good– My high school BFF Amanda, to me. Possibly the best compliment I’ve gotten in 2009!
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think...– Storm Jameson
Tis the Season: Girl Scout Cookies! →
Support your local troop and get some cookies today! I ordered one box each of the: Dulce de Leche, Thanks-a-Lot and Trefoils
1602 Off to spend the day with my high school BFF. Mmm shopping!
Gaiman's "Graveyard Book" wins Newbery Medal FTW
Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/books/27newb.html?em I am so thrilled to hear that Neil Gaiman was honored with the Newbery Medal! I haven’t read this book BUT he is one of the keynote speakers at the Minneapolis Convention! Can’t wait to hear him speak in person… maybe I should read a few more of his books in the interim!
Burn the land and boil the sea, you can’t take the sky from me.– Joss Whedon, Firefly intro song
916 Been a bit low the last two days but that’s just the way the chapter breaks have worked out. I promise!!
For the sake of science...
I decided to test neatorama’s queue by linking up Funny Farm. If you have a chance, can you click “Neat” next to my post? http://www.neatorama.com/upcoming/catg/flash-games ^ there! Hopefully we can get others to do the same!
Neatorama wants to feature YOUR blog!
Neatorama.com is a fairly popular blogging site. The creator has decided to feature blog posts written by other people, which could potentially end up on the front page. How exciting, right?? You can read more about it here: http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/26/the-neatorama-upcoming-queue/ And when you’re done reading, go out and groom the web for unusual things to blog about! <3 Good...
2008 Year in Review by Dave Barry →
“How weird a year was it? Here’s how weird: O.J. actually got convicted of something. Gasoline hit $4 a gallon — and those were the good times. On several occasions, “Saturday Night Live” was funny.”
Oh hey look, a story by Danielle! →
alliefab: THIS VLOG IS THE MOST FABYUHLUHS OF THEM ALL. This afternoon was so fun and long overdue! outtake FTW!!! this is hysterical. check it out. NOW!
We are all here for you Aisandra, whatever you decide. I will think good thoughts for you for the next week. Some of that sounds very painful D: and I can’t imagine having to make such a massive decision… you are all much braver and stronger than I!
It’s a Sunday. I am going to take the evening off. Or at least, that’s what I’m telling myself to make me feel better about my writer’s block xD Just kidding! 816
Anyone up for...
katiefab: daniellefab: … a little “Write or Die” challenge? I have serious writer’s block and could use some competition to get my skillz back. Write or die? Whuzzat? It’s a website <3 I explained it here: http://danielle.fabyuhluhs.com/post/68998886/write-or-die Sooo want to try?
What to say?
Except that my thoughts are with you, Katie. I wouldn’t belittle your experience by saying that I fully understand, except that I’ve had dark points in my life as well. Just know that we all love you and are here. Even if I don’t always respond to your posts, I read them and I think about them. I cannot wait to meet you in person, even if it is months away! Definitely a bright...
i wish i was capable of writing a novel! my...
(via kaylafab) You can do it, Kayla! I’m happy to walk you through the steps I’ve taken, although I’ve discovered that the process of writing a novel is unique to each person undertaking such a challenge. Still, just let me know and we can chat about it sometime. I know you can do it. Every person has at least one novel in themselves just itching to come to life.
1298 Which brings me to about halfway through Chapter 13 and 60,000 words. Hooray!
Clearly I've not done the best job of summarizing...
is this a novel about the olden days? tetherin' those poor horses n attackin' the poor locals
omg! it's fantasy
so it's set about circa Lord of the Rings, typical fantasy era
mine has slightly more technology but not much
stick a cell phone randomly in there
it'll keep people guessing
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.– Herbert Spencer
Daily word count
Today: 1251 Not bad. Angling for 1k/day through the end of February. Youch.
"To go hang with Hawaii. Alaska can come too." →
This is definitely old school but wowowowowow hilarious. Also strangely ironic, poignant commentary on the politics of the world.
Anyone up for...
… a little “Write or Die” challenge? I have serious writer’s block and could use some competition to get my skillz back.
Dear President Obama, I want to tell you hi. Do you work with Santa Claus? Can I...– Sergio Magana, age 5 San Francisco (read more “Letters to President Obama from Children” here.)
Remember that time when I fell in love with an...
… I really wish I hadn’t remembered D: Thank you for shopping with us. Your order is confirmed. My birthday monies are going fast. Better find me a job!
The 81st Academy Award Nominees →
Turns out you can refer people for $$$ on threadless.com!! http://threadless.com/?from=daniellefab Learn about it and get your URL here: http://www.threadless.com/streetteam <3
A new motivating tool
Today’s Novel word count: 2320 I might start posting these daily to keep myself on track. Just a head’s up. Good day today. Hope tomorrow is as good.
If you really mess up in a chat with your...
i'm sorryt o hear that
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom,...– Sir Winston Churchill
Twilight in 30 Seconds… with bunnies! This is seriously for the lulz. Pleasepleaseplease watch! * edit: the player is being a butthead, you can watch it here: http://www.starz.com/promotions/bunnies/Pages/Bunnies.aspx
katiefab: Help me pick out a shirt at Threadless! Go to www.threadless.com and tell me which I should get - afforable, please. What style are you looking for? I ended up ordering the following: (1) Peaceful Kingdom - Small Olive Girly Tee - $9.00 (1) Puppet Ballet - Small Pink Girly Tee - $12.00 Did you like either of those? There’s one I adore but it’s...
Katie just got me hooked on threadless.com … boo D: I like my monies right where they are!