NaNoWriMo: Please Stand By

I'm stressed out and have too much work to do, so naturally I'm procrastinating by working on different things with less severe deadlines, that way I'll be in a constant frantic state of feeling like I've accomplished nothing and time keeps bleeding away. Some days I'm just plain not disciplined enough to be a full-time … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Please Stand By

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NaNoWriMo: Day 1 Recap

Between the Philadelphia NaNo group's midnight online writing kickoff and a lovely in person gathering at a local coffee shop Sunday afternoon, I closed out my first day of NaNo with a respectable 5,200 words. You might be hearing that, running some quick mental math, and realizing that I'm already past the Day 3 goal … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Day 1 Recap

Systems Fail

I ran into some of my Nano writing buddies at the coffee shop today! They're doing Camp Nanowrimo, which is lucky because it means a physical support network to judge me force my motivation through self-imposed friendly competition and my unwillingness to admit failure. I've got about 2,000 words written so far in April, divided uselessly between the … Continue reading Systems Fail