Tag Archive: literature

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 7

NaNo 2012 Day 7 Word Goal: 11,669/50,000 Actual word count: 12,511 What happened today: Errand day, and church that night (the normal Wednesday routine). I already knew that I wasn’t going to get much writing… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 6

NaNo 2012 Day 6 Word Goal: 10,001/50,000 Actual word count: 12,308 What happened today: Write-in day! Except I could have written much more if I’d actually written during the day, instead of waiting for the write-in… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 5

NaNo 2012 Day 5 Word Goal: 8,333/50,000 Actual word count: 10,015 What happened today: I couldn’t focus.  About noon, I came to the realization that I could handle hitting 10k, because I only 300 words to… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation & NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 4

NaNo 2012 Day 4 Word Goal: 6,667/50,000 Actual word count: 9,733 What happened today: First Sunday in November. For the past two years, we’ve done Sunday afternoon write-ins at one of the local libraries.  This year,… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 3

NaNo 2012 Day 3 Word Goal: 5,001/50,000 Actual word count: 7,654 What happened today: Never again will we have two 5-hour write-ins within a 24 hour period.  Those were the hardest 4000 words I ever wrote.… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 2

NaNo 2012 Day 2 Word Goal: 3,334/50,000 Actual word count: 3,442 What happened today: We had our NaNo Kick-off!  At my house.  We had 40 people RSVP.  Fortunately, only 30 of them showed up.  I survived.… Continue reading

It’s Almost Time for NaNo!

. . . and even though it’s less than an hour away, I am not staying up to start writing at midnight. I’ve been up since 6 am this morning.  I was awake… Continue reading

Nether Soul by Bonnie Rae (Release Day Tour & Giveaway)

My friend Bonnie Rae has released her second book in the Nether Trilogy today!  My review of the first book (Nether Bound) is here.  You can also pick up Nether Bound on Amazon for… Continue reading

The Versatility of Index Card Outlining

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/the-versatility-of-index-card-outlining/

Ozark Creative Writers Conference, 2012

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the Ozark Creative Writers Conference for the second time.  At the conference last year was where the “Rabid Rainbow Ferrets” were born (there will be… Continue reading

Heart of Oak by Meredith Mansfield – A Review

This post now available here: http://rebekahloper.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/bdn-archive-heart-of-oak-by-meredith-mansfield-short-story-review/

August CSFF Blog Tour – Eye of the Sword by Karyn Henley

I’ll be honest, I didn’t intend to do this month’s CSFF Tour but completely mis-read the opt-out instructions for this month, and as a result my regular readers are getting two posts today… Continue reading

For a Time to Come – Sunday Devotional

Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever . . . ~ Isaiah… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation, Camp NaNoWriMo, and Moving

This month has been crazy.  Since I just posted my #writemotivation list on Monday, and I haven’t made any progress since then, I’m not going to go into that again right now. I… Continue reading

#writemotivation – May is . . . interesting. (and another title poll . . .)

So . . . yeah. I have totally failed at everything I’ve tried to do this week so far – except my insurance licensing exam!  I must have test anxiety or something, I… Continue reading

Sunday Devotional – Calling Evil “Good”

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are… Continue reading

March #WriteMotivation Wrap-up, April Goals, and the A-Z Challenge!

First off, a final look at #WriteMotivation for this month: March 2012 Goals: 1.  Catch up on ALL critiques for others. Only partially complete.  I finished critiquing two stories from my All Hallows… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation – It’s the last Monday already? Really? *cries*

I’m going to be brief today, ya’ll.  For once, nothing much to say. March 2012 Goals: 1.  Catch up on ALL critiques for others. Didn’t work on this at all.  Hopefully, I’ll get… Continue reading

Thursday Tales – FINALLY Taphim’s wife :D

So, I’m about halfway done with Taphim’s wife’s character chart.  And I have a name for her.  First, though, I want to show the picture I found that is her. Someone pinned/re-pinned/whatever’d it on… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation (where did March go? I don’t understand . . .)

Well, this week was better than last week, in the personal life sense, but it was still sooooo busy.  Spring is here in Oklahoma, and so there’s been garden stuff happening (we’ve planted… Continue reading

Thursday Tales – Lucky Seven (Not Taphim’s wife, sorry!)

Okay, everyone, that’s the last time I promise a blog post that I haven’t written yet.  I really meant to have something about Taphim’s wife ready, cause she’s been talking to me all… Continue reading