I’ve had a nice few days of sleeping in, watching holiday movies, and eating too many baked goods.

Back to work tomorrow! 🙂 I’m looking forward to it.

Godzilla cross-stitch in progress. About 196 stitches per square inch.

White cross-stitch fabric with a rectangular block of red X stitches

Damn Omicronians…

A cartoon panel from Futurama showing LRRR of Omicron Persei 8 speaking to a doctor

🎥 Watching: The Christmas Switch 3: Romancing the Star

It looks like they threw in a jewel heist to liven things up this year. 😜

🎥 Watching: The Good Witch Season 6


A can of jellied cranberry sauce

If you’re in the market for an editing tool, ProWritingAid is running a 50% off sale for Black Friday.

Good Morning

👩: ☕️ 🥱

🧠: Hey! Did you hear about the writer who had his bowel resected? Now he can only use semicolons. Get it? GET IT? ha ha 🥁

👩: knock it off

🧠: knock knock

👩: NO

Writing Journal: Variations on Third Person

Some additional notes on authorial voice and point of view: In her bookSteering the Craft, Ursula Le Guin says: Voice is a word critics often use when discussing narrative. It’s always metaphorical, since what’s written is voiceless until read aloud. Often ‘voice’ is a kind of shorthand for authenticity. … I’m using it pragmatically to mean ‘the voice or voices that tell the story’, the narrating voice. Further along, Le Guin divides the omniscient viewpoint into two:

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