Skip to content

The First Ever Traditional Christmas Blog Post

December 25, 2011

So my family watched the Blu-ray of Kung-fu Panda II Santa left in my son’s stocking this morning. I realized while watching that the place we put stockings (on the sofa) was emotionally correct, as it’s where the fireplace used to be until the previous owners removed it. Couldn’t they have left it and still made the breezeway a dining room? Ah well.

The Holiday Literary Cheer event at SLAG (St. Louis Artists’ Guild) went off swimmingly. A great room, a hostess wowing with polished emcee moves and a little red dress, and a succession of festive and probing poems and stories. Didn’t count heads (though there were fewer empty seats than full), just took in the laughs and applause, happy to be a part of something so cool. Perhaps one day readings will be dreary and repetitious, but that day remains far off, thankfully.

Now I’ve got Wilson Pickett singing in my living room, because every year, magically, Christmas music gets tiresome on Christmas morning. A little tidying before Laura’s family shows up this afternoon, then another wave of shredded wrapping. Will I write tonight? I’m pondering how to force the big bad out of his lair right now, since it remains the same plot crux I wrestled with on the first try, seven years ago. I came to the conclusion last week I would have to re-contour the initial plot setup after I finished this draft, but at least it’s shaped like itself at this point. Extra points to those who spot the reference, or the trope namer.

Merry Christmas to any soul whose eyes light upon these words, soon or ever.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Singing Stars & Shrieking Shadows

Stories and poetry of awe and horror, with reviews and commentary

Nicky Peacock - Author

Published author of YA and adult paranormal romance, horror, urban fantasy short stories, novellas and novels. On this site you'll find writing advice, information on my work, book reviews, author interviews and more...

Often Clueless, Always Shoeless

The Blog of Author Olivia Berrier

SouthernHerf

it's all just a matter of perspective...

Globe Drifting

Global issues, travel, photography & fashion. Drifting across the globe; the world is my oyster, my oyster through a lens.

keithgarrettpoetry

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

Knite Writes

The Official Blog of Therin Knite

Buried Under Books

Tales of a former indie bookseller

Mary Robinette Kowal

The daily journal of a puppeteer and SF author.

Renea Mason

Author of Contemporary and Paranormal Erotic Romance Books - Love Undefined

Words, Words, Words

Write, read, repeat.

charlottecarrendar

~Weaving Words in her Web~

Daily (w)rite

A DAILY RITUAL OF WRITING

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

Eat, Sleep, Television

Watch as I amaze and astound with opinions about what TV shows I like!

tincantheory

ull new transflations -- Rosetta Stone hypothoses

%d bloggers like this: