Nanowrimo and Future

Hey guys!  This is just a quick update because some of you have asked what my plans are for the blog now that the initial project is done.  Well, of course we will have the Big Hero 6 review which I will see November 7th and post soon after.  I will also continue to release top 10 lists and maybe even review other Disney’s I love not in the canon.

However, there won’t be a ton on this blog in November because I will be busy working on Nanowrimo.  If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November.  This will be my third year doing it and it is the first year I’ve been unsure what I am writing about.  I have a character idea but not sure what I want to have her do.  It’s going to be a challenge but also kind of exciting too!

Have any of you done Nanowrimo?  It’s a fun chance to challenge yourself and actually finish something.  Plus, you meet new people and get to tell stories which is good for the soul . I highly recommend it!

nanowrimoAs you can imagine writing 50,000 words in 30 days is a challenge so keeping up 2 blogs and work will be impossible but I will do my best to not leave it completely unattended.  If anyone would like to guest blog on either one let me know and I’d be interested as long as it is family friendly and clean.

My other blog if you don’t know is 

After Nanowrimo I would like to start a new challenge.  I think I will post some holiday themed reviews because I LOVE Christmas movies.  I have also thought of doing a review of the Jim Henson studio movies.  This would be the list with perhaps reviews of the seasons of Muppet Show and a broader Sesame Street review.   What would you like to read my thoughts on?  I’ve thought of Dreamworks, Pixar or Don Bluth but I’m a super fan of Pixar and a marginal fan of the other 2.  Nothing like Disney.

Jim Henson Studio and Creature Shop movies
101 Dalmatians (Creature Effects)
5 Children & It (Character Animation, Visual Effects, Digital Puppetry and Animatronics)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014; with Walt Disney Pictures)
All That (Leroy & Fuzz) (Puppets)
Animal Farm (Creature Effects)
Babe (Creature Effects)
Buddy (1997; with American Zoetrope and Columbia Pictures)
Dinosaurs (Creature Effects)
Dr. Dolittle (Creature Effects)
Dreamchild (Creature Effects)
Five Children and It (2004)
Follow That Bird (1985) (with Children’s Television Workshop and Warner Bros.)
George of the Jungle (Creature Effects)
Good Boy! (2003; with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Creature Effects)
It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) (with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge
Kermit’s Swamp Years (2003) (with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Labyrinth (1986) (with Lucasfilm and TriStar Pictures)
Lost in Space (Creature Effects)
L’Ours (Creature Effects)
Mee Shee: The Water Giant (Visual Effects and Digital Puppetry)
MirrorMask (2005)
Monster Maker
Muppet Treasure Island (1996) (with Walt Disney Pictures)
Muppet*Vision 3D (1991) (with Walt Disney Imagineering)
Muppets from Space (1999; with Columbia Pictures)
Muppets Most Wanted
Rat (2000)
Scooby-Doo (Creature Effects)
Stuart Little 2 (Creature Effects)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Creature Effects)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (Creature Effects)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999; with Sesame Workshop and Columbia Pictures)
The Country Bears (Creature Effects)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
The Ghost of Faffner Hall (Puppets)
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) (with Walt Disney Pictures)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
The Muppets
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz (2005) (with Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment)
The Neverending Story III (Creature Effects)
The Storyteller (Creature Effects)
The Witches (1990) (with Warner Bros. Pictures)
Where the Wild Things Are (Creature Effects)

Would love your suggestions and thoughts.  I’ve really enjoyed getting to know everyone on this blog and learned a lot from formulating my opinion in a semi-articulate way.  It’s been a great experience.  Thanks so much for your support and for reading my silly thoughts.

Sure love ya!  Rachel


2 thoughts on “Nanowrimo and Future

  1. This nanowrimo thing sounds interesting. So is there like a site where you submit your novel and there’s a winner? Or is it just like a personal project?

    It’d be cool to see you do the Pixar films. Or other non-Canon Disney film.

    1. Cool. Nanowrimo does have a site and there is local leadership that plans activities and writing parties (actually more fun than sounds). The website also has encouragement from authors.

      You submit your novel at the end and then if you get to 50000 you are considered a winner. No competition but I love it because it gets me writing everyday and I dont get stuck in a rut. Plus it’s fun socially.

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