I'm bad at updating this. Probably due to the fact that frankly, I guess I just don't consider my life interesting enough to bore the internet with the details.
General update. I'm going back to school come hell or high water fall of 2012, and I'm going to become an EMT. Then go for paramedic (there are different levels, did you know?)So I've been working out a lot to meet the physical demands of lifting and carrying 125lbs without help.
Found a few new bands I love. I think since I last updated I missed two Murder By Death concerts. One was canceled due to weather, the one to make up for that show (a year later)was on a weekday, I had work in the morning, and it was three hours away.
I am going to make an honest attempt of actually using this to post my writing, and join a community or two to help stay motivated. I'm even going to start a master fic list with links (oh boy!). But for now, I'm going to go and try to fix the window on my truck.
I haven't posted here in ages. So I feel like I should.
Since the last time I posted, I've moved to a different city, broken up with the afore mentioned boyfriend (which was and still is a very good thing), recently made a serious commitment to going back to school by the fall semester of 2012, acquired a sewing machine that I'm not using nearly as often as I would like, finally got internet (but not a WiFi router), got a new tattoo...I've made some pretty decent progress on the comic, but not a lot. Right now, I'm kind of trying to decide if I want to do it in comic form still, or novel. Comic, i'll probably spend the rest if my life working on, and I don't have that kind of stamina for a single project. Novel, I could do though.
Basically, right now, I'm chilling a whole lot, watching a lot of netflix, and I'm updating this while I take a smoke break. I'm currently modifying one of my favorite shirts to fit better and be a halter. There will be pics--i joined a group on LiveJournal so I could get feedback, but I'm not sure I can link to it on my phone, so that will have to wait.
So, I'm sitting in the car, fiddling around with my phone, just waiting. My roommate/best friend got a job at my real world job. Thing is, is orientation is day as shit and also at a different location. And I'm getting bored, so I figure why not post here.
Congrats to ree on her submission. I think that is beyond completely awesome.
I'm hard at work on my comic right now. My time is really divided, so I'm not spending as much time as I would like on it, but it is coming along rather nicely. It shouldn't be too much longer before there is actual news, now. I'm working on practice pages straight out of the script, and man, let me tell you, I cannot wait to get past all of the exposition and hit the middle. That's where it gets super fun for me to write. Not that I'm not having fun with it now, but I don't like it when things go this smoothly for my characters, you know?
So, I'm gonna light up, keep waiting, and do some research.
Keep tuned in, I guess.
No, I don't have internet yet, but I seem to have unintentionally dedicated this day to catching up on all of my emails, deviantART messages, Livejournal stuff, webcomics, and everything else, so it only seemed fitting to ramble a little bit.
I'm hoping to have internet sometime soon, hopefully before the end of the month, even if just barely.
Things are good on the homefront. I've got a new job, it's cozy, the learning curve isn't too terrible, and in one week I made more than I did in two weeks at my old job. I'm currently hungry, and undercaffinated, and could kinda use a cigarette. And with all the free time that I've had from lack of internet, I've been re-reading the Wheel of Time series (rather than working on projects, but I'll get to all that in a moment). God, but I love that series. Rest in Peace, Robert Jordan. I know you're surely rolling in your grave cuz of everything they're doing to your series, but the sentiment remains. You were a good man, and an amazing author, and you deserve peace.
So haunt those bastards that are ruining your work for the better part of at LEAST twenty years. Haunt them good.
And as far as project stuff goes, the webcomic I mentioned especially...I'm gonna write it. And then I'm gonna adapt it to comic form. I want to work on it, but I can't figure out certain elements, like how to color it, page layout, so on and so forth. So I'm gonna write it, and then put it into comic form. I'll put the chapters and any relevant doodles up here, of course. And, in case it hasn't been mentioned yet, the name of this venture is False Front. ^^
Oh. I've learned to type and smoke with my cig in hand. No typos, and I'm still pretty fast. And, I don't ash on my keyboard. ^^ Go me. I don't like to just keep puffing on it, cuz you don't really get anything from it and the smoke burns your nose and your eyes, and it's no fun.
Um...I can't really think of anything else. Had to get rid of my dog, and my best friend is moving in with me for a while, which is great because I miss her, and I feel lonely here. Other than that....can't think of anything.
I'm moving sometime in the next few days. Monday is the 'official' date, but we can get the keys before that. And my dad sent me three hundred dollars to help out with the cost of everything, which means...
Tomorrow, if we get the keys, I'm getting a dog! I'm so excited, you guys have no idea!
It's a Treeing Walker Hound, and it's the sweetest dog ever, and it'll actually get along with the cats, which is, I think, the only important thing to my boyfriend, aside from me being the one to take care of it, which was my plan anyways since he's more of a cat person in the first place.
I've glomped Bob probably a dozen times now. He's a good candidate for that whole glomping thing. I can't knock him off balance with my excitement.
I'm going to name her Shiola.
But, I'll probably be a little absent from the internet for a month or so, until I get it up and running in my new place. I'm gonna take probably the whole month of July to just make sure that we're financially stable enough before I set internet up or anything. So in the meantime, I'll be bumming/hanging out where I have internet access.
In comic news, I think I've finally decided on the final main characters. Weeded out the ones I don't want/need, and I've done the (lines for) the turnaround sheets. Hopefully it won't be too much longer before they're colored and I can start on the pages.
So I think I'm actually serious about this webcomic thing.
I've got a plot, I'm working on the character lineup right now, even have a name, and I'm getting to know the characters pretty intimately. I'm looking into all of the stuff I have to do to get it done.
Updates will continue to come, but probably sporadically, considering how much life is coming into play right now, and the fact I'm more interested in working on it than talking about it.
Let me know if you want actual info on it, like characters and plot, before I give it, and I shall. ^^
So one of my really good friends started reading a bunch of my short stories (sadly, most are WIPs), but she said that she was addicted and insisted that I turn one of them into a webcomic.
Now, I'm working on the script for a webcomic with my bestie buddy Thor, but the going is slow, and I <b>do</b> need practice...
So last night I sat down on the phone with her, and we plotted the most plottiness awesome web comic ever, which is full of serious business, doesn't take itself seriously, and is never serious.
Was that supposed to make sense?
What should you take from this?
If I can stay motivated, there will be an amazing webcomic coming your way. Will I need to be nagged? Just maybe. Is this the right place to ask for nagging? More than likely not, I have three friends on here, one of which is I think, myself.
But I'm going to work on the character designs as soon as I finish checking my messages and eating, and I'm going to start getting all of this stuff worked out.
Also, for those of you who've noticed that my deviantart is 87% photography, rest assured, I can draw. I'm not exactly beyond fantastic orgasmic drool level, but I'm not horrible. Honest. My LJ icon is a doodle I did of a very old character of mine, her name is Rea. I have more sketchbooks full of random stuff than I I do completed short stories, or even chapters for the rest of them. And there are widely available examples of my writing, so it's not like my abilities to be able to tell a story should be in doubt.
The one thing I am kinda sketchy on is my style when it comes to digital coloring, and I need some practice with actual panel layout, but I'm gonna work on that.