Tag Archive: fantasy

NaNoWriMo Day 6

When I finished writing last night, it was after midnight and I had to go to sleep.  But I’m thinking it might just be easier on myself to simply post the day after… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 5

Personal Word Goal:  15,670/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 8,335/50,000 Actual word count: 11,247 What happened today: We had a 5.6 earthquake. Really. And I hit 11k.  I’m slowly catching up! 100 Word Excerpt: (or today, 99… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 4

Personal Word Goal:  13,336/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 6,668/50,000 Actual word count: 8,050 What happened today: Not as much writing time, again, because I had to re-do the filing system at church >_<. 100 Word Excerpt:… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 3

Personal Word Goal:  10,002/100,000 Minimum Word Goal: 5,001/50,000 Actual word count: 5,668 What happened today: My writing time was cut short today because I had pumpkin that had to be cooked down.  Incidentally, a large… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 2

So, this morning, instead of writing, I decided to do Wordle’s for each day’s writing.  So, I’ll be adding a Wordle to the Day 1 post, if you want to go back and… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 1

So, for some reason, I had the idea to do a blog post every day for NaNoWriMo.  Not sure why, other than I want to document this experience somehow. So each day, I’m… Continue reading

Stars for the Dead – Meet Ehi and Erlkys

I finished my character charts today!  It means that NaNo really is almost here . . . I’ve decided to put the last two characters together in the same post, because their plot… Continue reading

Stars for the Dead – Meet Coxilxi

Alright, next main character for this year’s NaNo Novel is Coxilxi!  The last character was Dina if you want to read about her. Coxilxi needs a new name.  Just for pronunciation’s sake –… Continue reading

My NaNoWriMo Tools

Okay, still working on character charts, so I don’t have my next ‘Meet _____’ post ready yet, it will hopefully be up sometime tomorrow :). In the meantime, I’ve been bouncing ideas and… Continue reading

Stars for the Dead – Meet Dina

In an effort to get the ball rolling, (IE: NaNo starts in a week and I really need to finish my character profiles!), I’m going to talk about my main characters a little… Continue reading


A lot has happened this week, both in the blogging world, and in real life.  I won’t go into the real life stuff, I’m still kind of reeling from today, and nothing is… Continue reading

How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 2

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/how-i-use-index-cards-to-outline-pt-2/

How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 1

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/03/how-i-use-index-cards-to-outline-pt-1/

So it begins

I am a huge LOTR fan.  This will not be the last time that I use a quote for a title, but I’ll try to control myself most of the time :D. So… Continue reading

Muse Online Writers Conference and a crazy week ahead . . .

So I signed up at pretty much the last minute for the Muse Online Writers Conference last weekend.  Everything gets started today, and I went through the list of workshops yesterday to decide… Continue reading

Do you create, or do you listen?

Lissa(Mrs. C) and I had a conversation a while back . . . (warning: you are about to have a glimpse into the minds of two writers who may or may not be… Continue reading

My Writing Trivia – Prize: $10 Amazon.com Gift Card

It’s test time!  Okay, not really . .  but I couldn’t resist!  Once again, just a reminder that you must be a subscriber to my blog to be eligible to win the gift… Continue reading

My Writing: Gyti

This novel is my baby.  I first came up with the idea during my Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza days, and I was making it epic.  I even created languages, and have… Continue reading

My Writing: Father Time

I don’t remember the initial idea that I had for what I’m currently calling my ‘Father Time’ story, only that I did have it!  It was not a story that started with an… Continue reading

My Writing: Weeping Willow

In my ‘Breaking Down Categories‘ post, I mentioned the three main stories I have been working on for some time (and am supposed to be currently working on >_<, in between preparing for… Continue reading

Naming – Sunday Devotional

Genesis 1:1, 3-5 (KJV) Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be called Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee. And God said… Continue reading