So, exactly a week ago, I was on a boat -- excuse me, a ship -- in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. I had an awful lot of fun on this cruise, known as JoCo Cruise, despite the exceptionally weird timing for travel. One of the most exciting things I did is something I … Continue reading The Castle Saves the Princess in This One
As is evidenced by my disappearance after that week 2 update, I didn't get terribly far in NaNoWriMo 2017. I'm not viewing it as a fail, though, because the work I did was substantially more than years past. I learned a lot about myself as a writer, my process, and what works for me (as … Continue reading NaNoFailMo?
I got off to a fantastic start -- by the end of Saturday, I was ahead of schedule and the official NaNo site predicted I'd finish by Nov. 29 at the rate I was going. I diligently sat myself down to write in the evenings after work during the week, and I attended a regional write-in on … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Progress Update: That week 2 slowdown
Yesterday was the kickoff of NaNoWriMo 2017, and true to form, I did my level best for the majority of the day to pretend it didn't exist. That familiar paralyzing fear crept up my spine at the thought of opening Novlr to start writing, but I finally forced myself on my lunch break at work, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Progress Update: It Begins
This will be my seventh year attempting to complete National Novel Writing Month, and I am determined that it will be my most successful yet. November is a tough month for me -- in addition to Thanksgiving, my birthday also falls right in the middle, so I have a tendency to choose fun with family … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Let’s do this
This is a repost of my original publication of this story to r/nosleep. This work is copywrited to me and may not be reproduced without my permission and credit to J. Pfeiffer and a link to my blog. So sorry it’s taken me so long to get back here again. Things have been crazy, and I’m sure … Continue reading We tried to keep them out. We tried to bar the door. We are so, so sorry. [Part Two]
This is a repost of my original publication of this story to r/nosleep. This work is copywrited to me and may not be reproduced without my permission and credit to J. Pfeiffer and a link to my blog. Close your eyes and think about all the doors you pass through each day. Hundreds of doors, thousands in … Continue reading We tried to keep them out. We tried to bar the door. We are so, so sorry. [Part One]
Hello and welcome. My name is Joy Pfeiffer and this is the place where I keep my writing. You might have stumbled upon this site from r/nosleep, where I've had some recent success with my story "We tried to keep them out. We tried to bar the door. We are so, so sorry." I'll be posting my writing … Continue reading Welcome to noiselessjoy 🙂