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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Writing a Novel About Beekeeping

Some of you have been wondering where I've been and why I haven't updated my podcast in quite a long time.

Well, first off, I'm doing just fine. However, I have been busy, and although not entirely on the subject of beekeeping, I thought I would share this anyway.

I have been distracted by NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). For those of you who don't know what it is, it's an annual event whereby professional writers, authors, or just wannabe writers, of which I am none of the above (I'm just a regular person who tries different things). All attempt to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November.

I'm currently at 32,652 words or 65% complete. My novel is about a terrorist plot to destroy the worlds honeybee population and the race to stop it. So, it is kinda beekeeping related, in a way.

So, that's what I've been up to. Planning and now writing my novel. Something I've always wanted to do.

I have gotten some good feedback lately and I'm excited about the next few episodes of the podcast which, hopefully will be out soon.

Thanks for checking in.


Anonymous said...

Are you going to post your novel? I'd like to read it. You could add it as a PDF in your podcast feed.

Beanyhead said...

Sounds awesome!

Zonoma said...

I am trying to start keeping bees here in Boone County and having a hard time finding any ordinances relating to the subject so I googled it and - your blog popped up! "Cool," I thought, "Someone I can read who is doing what I want to do!". And that's when I saw you NanoWriMo post.

I'm hooked. Sign me up. I even commented before reading the post. I'll amend that in a moment but I got too excited. I know what a bear that challenge is and to 'meet' someone else who likes bees and writing was too much fun.