November 2009

Bah humbug on celebrating Christmas before it "˜tis the season

There are over fifty-two days until Christmas, yet you’d think it was right around the corner. With Christmas music flooding department stores and “A Christmas Carol” opening in theaters this weekend, it’s all just a little too much to take. “A Christmas Carol” is one of my husband’s favorite stories, and we’ve been looking forward to Jim Carrey’s onscreen version. However, we refuse to see it this early in the

Writing: it's so easy caveman can do it

How many of you have said these words,  either publicly, or in your head, “I’d like to write a novel” ? Well, now is your chance. November is National Novel Writing Month. The goal of NNWM is to write a 175-page, 50,000 word novel by midnight on November 30.   That’s approximately 1,666 words a day, and take it from someone who writes for a living, that’s not very many

HeidiTown takes on "New Moon" - Chapters 9 through 14

Synopsis:   Trying to behave like a regular teenager, so her father won’t worry, Bella puts together a movie night with her high school friends, who she’s been ignoring due to her excessive wallowing. The night turns awkward when most of the invitees can’t go because everyone is sick. In the end, only the two boys with crushes on Bella, Mike and Jacob, can go. Oh Bella, you big tease!