Know Jack #98

We are a week into NaNoWriMo and things are looking good on the home front. My word count just topped 15,000, just shy of one-third of the way. It’s not all about word count...well, actually, it is for most people, but I want to finish with a good first draft of a novel with potential.... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #97

Searching the realms of video entertainment one night I stumbled upon an intriguing series called Last Tango in Halifax on BBC. It has a wonderful storyline of a long lost love, disrupted by intrigue and rekindled by the lovers again in the midst of their dysfunctional family relationships. However, before the first season concluded the writers and... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #96

“Sometimes the light’s all shinin’ on me, other times I can barely see. lately, it occurs to me, what a long strange trip it’s been...” that’s what the Grateful Dead said and they’re not far from wrong. The only thing I would add is that there are some days that are like the weather in... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #95

National Novel Writing Month marches on. It’s now Day4 and my word count just went over  10,000. I’m feeling really good about that and am going to have some serious questions for myself later about why we can’t seem to maintain this pace every day. I hope I can come up with a convincing answer.... Continue Reading →

Know Jack #94

Well, I’m three days into NaNoWriMo and almost 8,000 words into The Chanteuse. I just tucked in Chapter 3 and am going to take the rest of the evening off. Actually, it’s going to be rest with research. I plan on watching some sea-going movies for some background. I didn’t do as much today on... Continue Reading →

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