I’m going back to work. Part-time. And I’m not doing this on a typewriter because I have a very plugged up six month old nephew finally taking his nap on my bed. Sis-in-law dropped him off an hour ago after she found a waterfall in her basement. Temperatures dropped 20 degrees (Celsius) last night and... Continue Reading →
I have found I would rather type on the typewriter than a computer. I also won't retype a page onto a computer. So this is my first attempt at typecasting. So far, I prefer the experience and no doubt be more productive this way. Cheers.
So, it has been a week since the end of Nano. How did I do? I won. In the way that you can win Nano, by writing 50k words on a new story. In fact, I wrote just about 65,000 words of my story. I have about another 5,000 left to complete the rough draft.... Continue Reading →
Okay, that is a very misleading title. But seriously people, anyone else pushing through NanoWrimo this year knows how I'm feeling, maybe...hopefully. Because right now it is very painfully at the halfway mark and the steam is faltering. I have made it to the level of answering facebook posts with memes and gifs. I have... Continue Reading →
With NanoWrimo in full swing, I would like to point out that I am doing this year's on a typewriter...and writing this post on my phone. Two extremely different platforms for sure. I had to start on Sunday, 3 days early, because I am going out of town this weekend for 3 days on a... Continue Reading →
The weeks have gone by so quickly. There has been pain, there has been happiness; there has been short summer nights and long days of sweltering heat. There has also been many days of writing, and dirty days of refurbing several old, old typewriters. My oldest now is a 1929 Remington Portable 2 that had... Continue Reading →
Like any good writer, my name is a nom de plume. A pseudonym. A falsity. But it isn’t a lark. I am not one that hides behind it. I give my real name freely, Jessi-Lyn Curry. What my working name really is is an honourific to all the matriarchs in my family that have instilled... Continue Reading →