Tip of the Quill: A Journal

Category Archives: DrawMo

DrawMo and NaNoWriMo updates: 23,656

The steady march to 50,000 words nears the halfway point, as I hit 23,656 words this morning. I elected not to attend the Simon Winchester lecture last night after all due to feeling a little under the weather, so I used the time instead to get a mess of work done on both this and […]


DrawMo and NaNoWriMo updates: 19,629.

First of all, I’ve just uploaded a mess of illustrations from the last 10 days or so to my Flickr account as part of my DrawMo 2008 experiment. I cheated a little by doing three drawings yesterday to make up for missing two days before (shhh, don’t tell). Mostly they’re influenced by my recent obsession […]


Masochism incarnate: NaNoWriMo AND DrawMo 2009.

Because I am completely barking mad, I’ve decided to attempt both NaNoWriMo and DrawMo this month. So far DrawMo is winning, as “Lanterns” indicates, but I have several things kicking around for the story already. I’m trying to decide if a series of interconnected short stories counts as cheating for NaNoWriMo. I hope not. (Hey, […]