Monday, April 4, 2011

Yes, you can digress while using a labelmaker.

15 comments:

Kristan said...

Haha! I used to love my label maker!

No worries about word counts. Like you said, 3 or 3000 (or more realistically, 300) you are writing. I am writing. We are writing. It's not a race. No one's timing you (except probably yourself, so stop it!). Just keep going. I hate to say it, but there isn't even really a finish line. Just a few stops along the way, where nice people hold out tiny cups of Gatorade so you can recharge.

Adam Heine said...

That was hilarious. And yeah, I feel the same way when I get 3 words done--it's better than zero. (But what to do when I get zero words done?!)

Matthew Delman said...

LOL -- I love this. You should do only label-maker blogs from here on out.

Jolee B. said...

I love your label maker!! Good memories... :)

Taryn Tyler said...

The labelmaker novel. It will be the next big craze.

Hills' Angels said...

Holy crap. You are hilarious.

Keriann Greaney Martin said...

Ha! I like the surly unicorn at the end too. Yesterday (my writing day) I did my taxes instead of writing, so I got zero words done. Ugh. But it's not a race. The people posting their word counts on Twitter are only doing it because they wrote something. Those of us (ahem, me) who didn't write very much or at all are just hoping no one notices. Plus, life gets in the way (stupid taxes ... I hate them!).

B/J Thompson said...

Ha! I love it! You are absolutely incredible ........

Peggy said...

SNORT!

That was an awesome distraction from my query letter writing! You know, it's been hard for me to come up with a phrase that describes the pace with which I'm working on my query....

Label Maker Pace. Perfect.

Angela said...

I want a label maker!!!

K. Marie Criddle said...

Oh my gosh, I love all you people. So much. And I realize that it's not a race, for sure...I just have to accept and love the label-maker pace. And rejoice in the fact that, unlike my label-maker, my laptop has punctuation.
Again, thanks to everyone for stopping by. Hope your respective label-makers treat you well today.

J.D.M said...

ROFL.

I'm jealous. My label maker has gone the way of the dodo...buried in a box in my office (in case anyone every wanted to know what happened to the dodo).

Seriously though, I feel your pain. Actually wrote about how word counts are hell spawn a while back. They are, you know.

P.S. To get Bob off your back temporarily, I recommend writing him into a scene and then accidentally cut it during edits. Well, it's an idea anyway...

Free Ice Cream said...

I always wanted one....label maker, although I guess I would take a surely unicorn as well. He is a Unicorn.

Jenn Johansson said...

a labelmaker... AND a surly Unicorn?! Where have you been all my life? :) This is sheer awesome!

Granville Lochrico said...

When I was young, I made a poem with my mom's label maker. Naturally she became angry that I wasted all that ribbon and ink. But when she read it, she was surprised that I could write something like that. She had it published on our school paper.