NaNoWriMo: Character Creation Mode

It's November first. NaNoWriMo is upon us and I have a working idea (unless I scrap it at today's write-in, like I did last year). When Brian got home from work at 7am I dragged myself out of bed for the world's earliest brunch (at that hour it's just breakfast, don't try to trick me) … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Character Creation Mode

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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

Post-NaNo check-in

Today marks three months of being self-indulgent on the internet*. You're welcome. For those of you keeping score from the beginning, you'll recognize that means that today is theoretically the day by which Harper Voyager ought to have sent out their affirmative missives regarding their open submission back in October. In between obsessively updating  my … Continue reading Post-NaNo check-in