So I was reading an article from Moe Lane (who himself was quoting another comment) about how he would like a John Wick 2 (And I concur). http://moelane.com/2016/01/09/quote-of-the-day-i-wanna-see-a-series-about-john-wicks-assassin-hotel-too-edition/
I saw his fantastic suggestion of a single season 13 episode Netflix series set in the Continental Hotel from the original. A swank hotel where all the true assassins meet as a ‘neutral zone’ where the one rule is there’s no murder. So of course, there are attempts routinely, dealt with more professionally than the hitmen. It’s a great concept, with stories on stories to be told.
And there I went: What if I made a supernatural Continental Hotel? Where the Vamps, Fae, and seductive sirens went to conduct their business, swap stories, and take deals. They would never break the sanctity of the Hotel, of course. Even if their people were at war in the world beyond.
Except when they do. Then there would be some righteous enforcement of the Code. The only problem is my Urban Fantasy is still in full masquerade mode. Everyone saying, “What? Magic? No Magic to see here. That was a gas explosion!” I may have to change that.😛
Let me begin your Christmas Season with the One Song to Rule Them All.
Validation at 51,714 words. Ahem, not nearly done done. But definitely took me past the doubt monster section of the book, into where things get fun.😉
Hey! Why are you reading this. YOU SHOULD BE WRITING!!!
in this country over Sporting Park, which is easily the most beautiful stadium in this country to watch a footy match. Really, I could deal with this if they hadn’t listed more than Stubhub, even though it’s an ugly, older stadium that hasn’t seen any more of their “history” than SportingKC did winning MLS Cup in front of our own fans (the 1st team to get to do so). But 3 parks playing on fake grass. 2 with fake lines during gridiron season? Get. Real.
Get a clue, 4-4-2 http://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/fourfourtwos-100-best-football-stadiums-world#comment_anchor#:g2EOOng5dklrFQ
h/t The Blue Testament for the link: http://www.thebluetestament.com/2015/11/17/9745246/the-blue-links-november-17th-2016
On another note, I should be ~38k by the end of the NaNoing day.
I sooo wanted to get the Word Count for NaNoWriMo up to 35,000 words this weekend. It’s been flowing, moving daily, and I might even knock out all my notes by the end of writing on Sunday. Or so I thought…
…and then THIS shows up on my doorstep. Oh…thank you Postal Service, for not even knocking at my door. Kate Daniels, you magnificent butt-kicker, can I possibly put this off until I get 3000 words typed?
26,500 words after day 12. That’s despite last night being truncated because after 10-12hr days with a horde of customers on Thursdays, my brain is something approximating Swiss Cheese. At one point last night, I dozed while holding the aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa down. Umm, there were more “A”s.
No, I did not count that as a word. Why are you asking? I deleted it, and then made record of it here, because Internet is forever.
I’m actually pleased with the story so far. Which is good seeing it’s Book 5 of 6, and a project I’ve spent now almost 2 years of pretty much 100% of my writing on. I detoured just long enough to do NaNo on something else last year. Then buried the results because I hated them. The previous year was book 2 of this series. So yeah, longer than 2 years. And since they’re epic fantasies, the shortest was 125,000 words. I can almost see the finish line for the series. But it’s a loooong way off still.
Then maybe I can do some dreadpunk, with a Victorian Indiana Jones.😉
Until the end of today. Had waaaay too many interruptions and extra hours of work this weekend to go over and above on the writing. So I ended the weekend w. 4300 words and a total of 18,500. A regular day today should see me over 20k.
We didn’t get to see Spectre opening weekend either. See above for the reason. But hey, at least I’ll have lots of OT on this check. The IRS will love that.
Oh no! That’s not far enough ahead. Fortunately, I’ll be scribbling more today.😛
14,200 words so far for NaNo. My goal is to be over 20k by the end of the weekend. That might be a tad ambitious, seeing as Mrs Cole and I are planning on seeing Spectre this weekend too. But I’d always rather set high goals than lower ones.
NaNo projects my 50k word date at November 22nd right now. I’m hoping to be able to validate on the 20th. At any rate, the last couple NaNos were more chore-like than fun for me. So it’s nice to have one where the words are flowing readily.
So keep writing! Wait…if you’re on NaNo, why are you even here in the first place: