Monday, October 25, 2010

#NaNoWriMo and Concerts

Quick Update: This is bound to be an epic week. A costume contest, a CD that shall finally arrive in the mail after a month of waiting, and more and more Harry Potter TV spots. What else is there to love?

So, I'm thinking of entering #NaNoWriMo.

Okay, you can hit me now.

See, what happened is that I sort of attended my first concert last week. I live in a "one-starbucks town", persay (yes, a quote stolen from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, hit me again if you must). They were a few Christian bands performing in our high-school auditorium, and I actually knew one of them (the Letter Black) and so my friend and I stayed after school to watch. Free show. Two bands, one hilarious rapper. It rocked.

After something like that - a wholly, mega-inspiring moment in my life - of course I felt like tossing my WIP (or should I say WTSHBOOPAA, for work-that-should-have-been-out-of-progress-ages-ago) out the window once more and writing something else. That happens a lot, i.e. first time I watched Titantic, first time I read a Twilight book (way back before I knew what grammar was, I should say) and a lot of stuff like that. Of course, the ideas swimming in my head are mostly stories dealing with music, shocker.

However, I'm not sure what to do. At once, my WTSHBOOPAA demanded attention again. I don't want to feel like I'm betraying it, you know?

What about you guys? Anyone else at suicide risk because they're about to enter the National Novel Writing Month? If not, have you ever considered it?

Talk to you guys later - and sorry if I reply late, I likely won't get online until Thursday. If not, I definitely will this weekend...I think.


Monday, October 18, 2010

Yet Another SSF Update

Quick Update: I have...way too many songs revolving in my mind right now.

So, welcome back. Or not. Whichever you prefer. I'd been sorta burdened by fall break and the journalism computer lab being taken, so I guess you can say Some Screaming Fangirl took a two-week break. But, I bring good news.

1. We start HTML in Web Design class this week. In a little while, this blog is going to look pimp.

2. I'm getting a job. I know this. This way I can afford internet at home, muhahaha.

In personal news, my cat Bella (can you tell I got her during my Twilight phase?) just sprouted her fourth litter of kittens yesterday. Anybody willing to pay for shipping and handling? They're free (just kidding...maybe). Also, I've been preparing an awesome costume as of and my friend are going to be escapees from a mental institute. It can technically be counted as research for my book though, so...yay?

In writing news, I've been getting loads of last-minute drafting done. My goal is still finish this LAST AND FINAL draft by Decemember, and throw it Kristin Nelson's way. Speaking of the Pub Rants genius...has anyone else tried going to that amazing agent's blog? It's not working too well for me anymore. And if it's just the school computers being idiots, I'll scream.

In just plain book news, the contest I won (by a technicality, but still) about an era ago to win a copy of THE DEMON's LEXICON finally paid forward, and the now in my mother's possession in her town.

In musical news...haha, favorite band + new music video x new videos of them answering fan questions = very happen fan. Which band is this? Why, SICK PUPPIES, of course.

And in random news...I recently learned of an interesting phobia. Apparently there are people in the world who fear that, wherever they are, a duck is watching them. Pretty interesting stuff. Can't you see books written about that?

So, I have blog posts ready. Writing, Publishing, and the Teenager, of course (and if you missed the last post, here's a link). And a few million "Rec of the Weeks" (I saw EASY A for my birthday, so expect it to be about actress Emma Stone). As for random...who knows?

Okay, signing out. What's going on with you guys? Any new writing accomplishments? Share your stories, I like you guys. Talk to again, and out for the ducks.