Tag Archives: Wump and Toop

Write Weekend 2019

Well, work starts in a few hours and that means my Write Weekend is over for this year. My Write Weekend, in case I haven’t mentioned it before, is the 2-4-day stretch where Mrs. Hatboy goes to the summer cottage … Continue reading

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Ropecon 2019, with pictures

This year Ropecon was mostly about the cosplay. Which it often is anyway, for us, but this time I was really too worn out to do anything else. Plus the weather was dismally hot (despite the airconditioning in the convention … Continue reading

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Post of thanks

It doesn’t look like I’m going to have time to do anything much this week, although there’s a lot going on and hopefully sooner or later I’ll be able to share some of it with you. Normally I’d leverage this … Continue reading

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Interlude: The Fairy Tree

Over the Christmas break, I undertook a little creative project that I’m rather proud of. Now, I suppose I need to first offer a little background. My daughters, who I have nicknamed Wump and Toop for the purposes of this … Continue reading

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September

Day 65. 31 pages, 9,867 words. September is a bit of a weird month for me. Mainly, these days, because it reminds me of 2011. 2011, as Facebook’s “On This Day” feature hilariously reminds me, was a long series of unpleasant … Continue reading

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Weekend hijinks

Day 32. 90 pages, 40,154 words. I had a write night last night – I wrote my weekend’s blog posts in my spare moments – but didn’t get much down. I’m going to flatline for the weekend, in terms of … Continue reading

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The sleepless crazies

Day 29. 83 pages, 37,711 words. I’ve been getting up early the past … three mornings to get a bit of writing done before I have to drive Toop to daycare and myself to work. It’s actually been pretty good … Continue reading

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