Five Years Ago…

Five years ago this month I did Nanowrimo for the first time. I won to, writing 50k words in 30 days, on top of working on my thesis and going to school. Not that it was any good, or even … Continue reading

Margaret Cho’s Biography & Word Count

About a month ago the library had a display up of books by or about LGBT people. They have a bunch of shelves on one wall of the main room where they do a different themed display on the regular. … Continue reading

Stuff and Things and Bits

So, there’s two things obsessing my social-media feeds right now. Midterm Elections and Nanowrimo. The post-game election recaps are everywhere today, and likely will be for a few days yet. My general take is a resounding┬áMEH.┬áSure, it would’ve been nice … Continue reading

Happy National Novel Writing Month!

I’ve been struggling lately in a lot of ways. I’ve been struggling to finish things, struggling to even want to start things, struggling to write, struggling to take care of myself. But! It’s National Novel Writing Month, and I keep … Continue reading

An Epic Failure?

Nanowrimo is over for another year, and once again I didn’t even come close to finishing. I didn’t even finish a single project (I was rebelling and trying to finish two previously-started projects). Some might look at my numbers and … Continue reading

December Update

Well, Nanowrimo is over for another year. I didn’t win it, but I did write most days, so that’s something. I finished with 17,000 words exactly (yes, I orchestrated that because I’m OCD about things like that!) in my novel, … Continue reading

Nanowrimo 2012

So, for me, this whole writing-seriously-to-get-published schtick started with Nanowrimo (09). I haven’t actually won Nano since that first one, but it’s come around again, so I’m gonna whack away at it once more. This time I’m going to FINISH! … Continue reading

This Year’s Winners

Are you a Nanowrimo winner this year? Nanowrimo is over for another year. To those of you who finished and won this year, I salute you and congratulate you heartily! There is nothing quite like that feeling of relief and … Continue reading

Exciting Times

They’re not always either good or bad. The last several days have been a bit busy and exciting. First, my baby sister (Who has started a poetry blog which you should definitely check out. She has some talent, though she … Continue reading

Day Jobs And Nanowrimo

And some other tid-bits too. This past week I started my new job. It’s nothing exciting, just a temporary minimum wage job to keep us afloat while I search for something with an actual salary and benefits. It would be … Continue reading