Today was Third Thursday: which means an evening write-in with my NaNoWriMo peeps, who continue to meet every third Thursday of the month for just such a purpose even when its not NaNovember.
There are several cool things I could do tonight of a (contemporary) political nature, but instead I’m going to work on my story involves a different kind of politics, in a society that governs itself by consent.
“Shark” is an excerpt from the novel-in-progress Cold, posted online for free as part of Crossed Genres’ Post a Story for Haiti project. Please donate to Haiti earthquake relief.
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Not quite ALL about my 2009, because that would take a year to write. This only took several hours.
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Kicking off NaNoWriMo 2009 with a midnight write-in at Denny’s. I was writing some Long Dark material about a data trader whose arriving, for the first time in her life, on a planet (Earth). I reckon she grew up in the asteroid belt.
RT @yksin: Anchorage @NaNoWriMo kickoff Elim Cafe w/ @Inked_Tigress & a buncha other crazed writers. # Here’s my brief slideshow of picks from the kickoff. We’ll have another kickoff Saturday night/Sunday morning — a midnight write off to begin the … Continue reading
Pina Chomko: s a story character in my novel-in-progress Cold. She’s not like us: she grew up in outer space. Her dream: to take for granted all the life support services that nature provides for free — just like us.
Posted in Cold, Long Dark, NaNoWriMo
Tagged biospherics, CELSS, Cold notes, Long Dark notes, NaNoWriMo 2009, Pina Chomko (Cold), research for writing, science fiction, writing
More on my evolving knowledge about closed ecological life support systems (CELSS) for use in my novels-in-progress projects Long Dark & Cold: biospherics is a handy new term for what it’s really all about.