(Author's note: This is a bit of a break from my usual posts but, after reading 1984 for the first time, I felt inspired to write this. I'm not used to writing this sort of thing so please be gentle) When someone is asked how Big Brother keeps control in 1984, they’re quick to point… Continue reading Big Brother is Gaslighting You
Currently reading: The True Blood Omnibus by Charlaine Harris Weekly Novel Word Count: 7,015 Weekly Short Story Word Count: 415 Weekly Fanfiction Word Count: 543 Well, I'm not exaggerating when I say that I am incredibly pleased with the progress I've made today. I wanted to try and write 1000 words each day. Not really… Continue reading Weekly Update (16.04.2017): A very productive weekend indeed
Currently reading: The Map of Bones by Francesca Haig Weekly Novel Word Count: 4,150 Weekly Review Word Count: 1,293 Weekly Short Story Word Count: 756 Weekly Fanfiction Word Count: 1,660 I seem to be making a good recovery from my strain last week and so haven't had anything but failures in my willpower to stop… Continue reading Weekly Update (02.04.2017) Of Recoveries and Increased Efficiency
Cut off the vampires head and you basically end the creature’s undead existence. This is based on the time`s belief that the center of the undead is the brain. This is true for zombies, but for a vampire the heart is the “vital” organ. Many corpses would be beheaded to prevent a supposed vampire from attacking. In some cases the head was buried at the feet or in a separate grave in the belief that it the creature would still rise he wouldn`t be able to use his senses therefore he would be easy to destroy.
First, a stake of wood or metal has to be driven through a vampire’s heart, as well as as pinning it to the ground. Then a ritual, or exorcism, is performed to render the vampire helpless. Finally the head must be severed and either buried separately from the body or both parts…
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Weekly Word Count: 4887 Currently (re)reading: Marked by P.C. and Kristin Cast Sorry I didn't make a post last week. I had been out all day on both Saturday and Sunday so I didn't have any time to write, let alone make a blogpost. Still, I didn't have anything to report. Now, I do. I… Continue reading Weekly Update (31/07/2016)
Weekly Word Count: (as of 16:31) 2665. Currently reading: Ash by Malinda Lo Manuscript Word Count: 92,295 Wow, the Writer's Block app really does work. I've upped my daily word count to 300 and, thanks to Writer's Block, it doesn't intrude on my other commitments at all. I've finished another chapter on my second novel… Continue reading Weekly Update (28/2/16)
Excellent. The banner is now complete. It took a lot longer than I'd hoped thanks to problems getting hold of a good drawing program (thanks to a friend for the recommendation of Sketchbook Pro) and life in general. Now, then, time to think about blogging proper. I hope to update this blog with a progress… Continue reading Banner Complete
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