Reading (and NaNoWriMo) Update: October 31, 2010

NaNoWriMo ParticipantI’m participating in NaNoWriMo. I decided to just buckle down and make a decision. It should be interesting, as I really have no idea what I’ll be writing about. I have jotted down a few ideas for potential plots, but I haven’t committed to any yet. You can follow my progress here at my NaNo profile, or keep visiting me here to check my status meter.

I began reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson just in time for Halloween. I already love her descriptions and think I will continue to enjoy the book. I also had a change to begin listening to Jamaica Inn in the car yesterday. Du Maurier sure does write a good creep in Uncle Joss, doesn’t she?

Right now we’re putting the finishing touches on Halloween costumes. Maggie will be a black cat, and Dylan will be Harry Potter (again). However, since we only have the glasses and the wand, he’s going to be Harry on the run in Deathly Hallows rather than Hogwarts Harry.

And for Halloween, a fun poll:

What is your favorite Halloween candy?

  • Fun size Snickers (43%, 3 Votes)
  • Milk Duds (14%, 1 Votes)
  • Smarties (14%, 1 Votes)
  • Some other kind of chocolate bar (share in the comments if you like) (14%, 1 Votes)
  • Something else (share in the comments if you like) (14%, 1 Votes)
  • Candy Corn (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Sweet Tarts (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Nerds (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

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Happy Halloween, everyone!

jack o lanterns
photo credit: St0rmz

5 thoughts on “Reading (and NaNoWriMo) Update: October 31, 2010

  1. Oh, it's all about the chocolate. Peanut M&Ms and Reese's are also good, but yeah, Fun Size Snickers are extremely delicious.

    Congrats on deciding to participate in NaNoWriMo! Yay for you!

  2. Yay! That's wonderful you decided to go ahead and participate in NaNoWriMo. Keep us updated. Happy Halloween. 🙂

      1. Thanks, I hope you're doing wonderful as well! So sorry I haven't commented in ages. I've never stopped reading your blogs (love that Google Reader), I guess I just transformed into a silent reader. Anyway, just read your "novel info"–seems very interesting. 🙂 Talk to you soon!

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