NaNoWriMo 2021: At the Turn of Tomorrow #4

50 thousand words within 30 days. The challenge is different for everybody and even the outcomes different every year. What makes one year easier or harder to complete? Does it only have to do with external forces: jobs, kids, family, responsibilities? What do you really have at the end?

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NaNoWriMo 2021: At the Turn of Tomorrow #2

The 2021 NaNoWriMo season has gotten off to a rocky start. With celebrating Halloween this year, rather than spending it as a normal day, November 1st came and went without me sitting down to write. I spent the first week of NaNo scrambling to catch up that single day. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2021: At the Turn of Tomorrow #2”

NaNo Prep 2021: At the Turn of Tomorrow #1

If it’s your first time participating in National Novel Writing Month or your 10th, you can make the month what you need it to be to reach all your writing goals. Writing begins on November 1st to reach 50,000 words by the end of the 30 days and while there are plenty of rules, you have to keep in mind there aren’t any rules. Continue reading “NaNo Prep 2021: At the Turn of Tomorrow #1”

The First Eternity

What would you do with all the time in the world?

  • Started on November 1, 2013 for the National-Novel-Writing-Month challenge.
  • Stands at 14,000 words of a tentative 85,000-95,000 words.
  • Undergoing 1st draft.
  • Science Fiction


An important anniversary is approaching, and Theodore is about to be placed in the middle of the celebration. Time is about to tick over into its first eternity.

Theodore is mediocre at everything he knows, but he’s talented in everything he tries. When Time chooses Theodore to become one of its prodigies, known as a Timer, Theodore takes the offer no questions asked.

Theodore is given the ability to stop and start time at will, to become a master in everything he has ever wanted to learn. The Timers are groomed to be the best in their field, talked of and studied for centuries after they’re gone. To be teachers during their lives and spread their knowledge.

But that’s not enough for Theodore. There is only one last lesson to master. Time itself.

What would you do if time was yours to control?