Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A Typical Conversation With My Husband

While watching Cutthroat Island...

Him (about the male lead): Is that Orlando Bloom?
Me: No.
Him: It looks like Orlando Bloom.
Me: No it doesn't.
Him: I think it's Orlando Bloom.
Me: This movie's old. Orlando Bloom was like four years old when it was made. (Okay, he was eighteen - my math is not so hot. But this actor looks like he's at least thirty).
Him: Go look it up.
Me: I know I'm right, you go look it up.
The actor takes off his wig.
Him: Oh, that's Matthew Modine.

Monday, March 21, 2011

"Buckethead and Egghead"


Buckethead and Egghead was my first completed book. I co-wrote it at the age of eight with a girl named Tess while we were at a dude ranch. I think my grandmother suggested it as a way for us to stay busy, probably while it was raining. We told her the story, she typed it up, printed it out and then had us illustrate it.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Welcome and "The Great Emerald"

Welcome to my writing blog! I'm Cat Carlisle and I'm new to writing. I've finished two novels (thanks to National Novel Writing Month) and have written a few short stories. Nothing published so far, but that's okay because my goal right now is to improve my writing and to find some interesting stories to tell.

So what's my writing history? Not much, really. I was one of those kids who had lots of ideas for stories but never wrote more than a couple pages before giving up. Since I'm a little nervous talking about my current projects, I though I'd start off my blog by telling you about some of the stories I attempted to write when I was little.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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