Sparky And The Wheezles

The Glen Meadow Chronicles

Blog posts November 2015

40,000 Words and Counting!

Today's word count 3590 words...

I had to take a break from getting ready for Thanksgiving and do some writing today and low and behold, I had passed the 40,000 milestone in my quest to write 50,000 words in 30 days as part of the National Novel Writing Month ( NaNoWriMo ).  I was a bit surprised t…

Read more

NaNoWriMo is Halfway Done

Two weeks down, two weeks to go!


I hope that I can finish as strongly as I started out.  My word count isn't quite at the halfway point though, this last week has been very busy with other life-events that have taken up my writing time. But I have a great story and I am confident that I can pul…

Read more

What is "Benji The Greaser" About?

It sounds ominous, who is Benji and what is a Greaser?

In the 1960s the society of small creatures of the woodlands had evolved into three main classes, not unlike many human cultures.  There was the 'ruling class' that was characterized by the Masters of the different trades and crafts.  Any creat…

Read more

Welcome Back

We had a hiatus over the summer as we moved our website from one hosting service to another, but we're back now just in time for NaNoWriMo 2015.  I've already started writing for the event, and as of today, November 4, I've completed 13,000+ words toward my goal of 50,000 words in 30 days.

I'm con…

Read more

Week One of NaNoWriMo is in the Books

After seven days of furious writing, I have managed to write over 17000 words and I am well on my way to meeting my goal of writing 50,000 words by the end of November.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am continuing the story I started last year about Benji and his delightful family during one …

Read more

5 Blog Posts