Jeff’s Five for August 20, 2015

This week’s episode of Jeff’s Five: Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride / some words on Michael Sam / Sesame Street headed to HBO / Mr. Robot on USA / SYTYCD Top 10 best dance–Virgil & Comfort smooth Hip Hop! Links for this week: Jeff’s Cycle...

A “Hat Trick” Thanksgiving

Since Hat Trick takes place during a high school hockey season, one of the chapters happens during Thanksgiving Weekend. It’s a crucial chapter for many reasons, not the least of which that it’s the weekend for the all-important rivalry game between the...

NaNoWriMo Update: Record Writing Pace

I rolled past the one week mark for National Novel Writing Month on Thursday with some higher-than-usual daily word counts. As of the end of day eight, which was yesterday, I had a total of 17,325 words, all of which were part of Untitled Hat Trick Sequel #1....

NaNoWriMo and the Future of “Hat Trick”

November starts tomorrow and, with it, so does National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo as its affectionately called). I did Camp NaNo back in July. Camps are similar to November’s NaNoWriMo, with the idea that you’re completing a 50,000 word novel over...