Tag: pirates

writing

Captain Hanna Playlist

I did this for Jeopardy and I can’t resist doing it for Captain Hanna.  I’ve been picking at this for a while, but with the next book on the verge, I felt it was time to just sign off on it and put it up. As I mentioned with Jeopardy, I like to pair music …

depression

Morning Confusion

I’m not sure what the deal is the last couple of days.  Both mornings, I’ve woken up in a fog, and completely screwed up my routine. As in, forgetting the basics.  Weight.  Peeing.  Coffee. Well, okay, never coffee. I’m burying myself in this new novella, which admittedly, is practically Gothic in its darkness.  If Jeopardy were …

writing

Captain Hanna

Banner week, I guess.  Not only did I manage to get Jeopardy published (retaining after first publishing rights), I completed another manuscript for a novella about a group of lady pirates called Captain Hanna. Hanna may not be as nice as she seems. Of course, then the news of Gord Downie’s death struck, and once again, I find …

writing

Down Days

I’m not real sure what’s going on this week.  I know I’m nearing the end of my self-imposed deadline for the pirate novel I’m writing, and sometimes, as you peak on a project, that can send you pretty far down.  I’m not as happy with the work as I should be, and I’m second-guessing all …

blowoff

Long Weekend, Part 2

Ugh.  Beer, rum, apples to apples, and asshole. Today was a painful one, only mitigated with some headache pills and a couple of coffees filled with Bailey’s and Wolfhead Coffee Whiskey (superb, by the way). The diet starts Tuesday, as does the alcohol sabbatical. Books on pirates continue, though I’ve foresworn using the term “lady …