“He belongs where he belongs. If he ended up here, then that’s where he belongs.”
During NaNoWriMo you worked 30 days (or 30 nights) to create a monster, which has now become a different kind of challenge. If you want to live to tell your tale, it’s time to wrestle this ungainly creature into something a little more marketable. I’m willing to bet it takes a lot longer than one month. But, as a writer, you can ultimately become the conquering hero. Here are a few reminders as you continue your writing journey this January.
~the packaging on soda cans
~seeing cool art of my favorite characters
Can you think of 3 things that make you happy?
When a poor artist’s housekeeper brings home a cat instead of food, it seems that it won’t be long before they all starve. But their luck begins to change when the artist is commissioned to create a painting of the Buddha for their village’s temple.
Sometimes the painting came easy, sometimes it came hard; sometimes the artist was pleased with what he had done, sometimes he was disgusted.
How to Collect Words:
- Look it up! See what the word means and learn how it’s pronounced.
- Write it down in your word collecting notebook.
- Try to use your new word in a sentence you write today.
- Try to use your new word in a conversation.
- Enjoy your new word and expanded vocabulary!
Sometimes it felt as if Ms. Snoops’s office itself were the inside of an orange; it felt safe, and she didn’t worry about Edgar as much while she was there.
–One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite Harry Potter quote?