Monthly Archives: November 2008

why i did nanowrimo (and why i quit) 2

NaNoWriMo, the “write a 50,000 word novel in a month people”, are insane.  But I did it anyway.  I did it because I used to write all my long form stuff like I write my short form stuff.  I obsessed over every line, focused on layout, and tried to make the first draft the final […]

addressing a personal pet peeve 5

A regularly maintained website with entries organized in reverse chronological order is called a “blog”. An individual entry on such a website is called a “post” (“entry” works as well). Thereby, the statement, “I wrote a blog yesterday” is inaccurate unless, of course, you are talking about writing the entire site. Please, spread the word […]

nanowrimo 3

This month I am doing NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo (aside from being awkward to type) is National Novel Writing Month in which a bunch of lazy bums who are incapable of doing anything unless there is a pre-established structure sit down and pound out a horrible 50,000 word novel during the thirty days of November. Mine is […]