Writing and wrapup

I started a new story this evening. I couldn’t resist, even though I am in the middle of another story. All afternoon, the beginning of the story was running through my head, clear as day, and all I had to do was sit down and dictate what was in my brain. The introductory section was only 250 words, but it sets the scene for the whole mystery that surrounds the story. The story has a working title of “The Snows of Olympus Mons” but that title will likely change when the story is complete. I have no idea how long it will be at this point, but I have a good idea of the ending of the story and I am very excited about it. A lot more action and adventure in this story than in the last few I’ve written, and I also think I have a great character for my protagonist. This could definitely be an ANALOG-type story. We’ll see how it goes…


I received my driver’s license renewal request in the mail today, which means I’ve been in Maryland long enough to have to renew my driver’s license. My license expires on my birthday but you can renew by mail here in Maryland and it looks pretty straight-forward.


Lunch and stuff is all packed for tomorrow; I’m actually having lunch with Todd and Karl, but I’m bringing the rest of my snacks for the day. I’m getting into bed now (8:34 PM) and going to read for a little while before turning out the light. I’m 134 pages through Chindi and it has gotten really good…