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12-in-12

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Progress Report - First Quarter
January, I completed the first novella in about two weeks; it came in a series of high-energy spurts, three and four thousand words at a time. It’s currently called The North Country of Winter, though I fully and completely intend to change that title–unless it sticks. Thus far, it hasn’t. In […]

12-in-12

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

IIII. My Vantage Point
I’ve never worked on two major projects simultaneously before. I have friends who have done this; but they have the luxury (and weight) of relying only upon their writing for a living, and therefore have time in places where I have a Day Job.
It was, for me, an experiment. The two stories […]

Lights 11/52 - K

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

After the big shoot with 20+ models and multiple locations and changes of clothes and makeup and such, I went back to the same boutique for a solo shot with the proprietor, shown here. We were indoors for this portion of the shoot, but I used the natural light coming through the big windows at […]

Lights 10/52 - Mannequins

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Side by side. Found on location during another photo shoot. Stole a moment to take these, too, before we got too busy…

Lights 9/52 - Keys

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

You can tell I haven’t had this laptop very long; all the keys are still readable.
This is the keyboard on which I bang out my stories, novellas, and novels (and also essays, e-mails, and poetry).
Lighting: self illuminated.

Lights 8/52 - Broccoli

Monday, March 12th, 2012

What’s for dinner?
Sauteed with butter, garlic, and lemon juice.
Light: on-camera flash. Lens: borrowed 90mm macro. I’ll be playing with that for a bit.