Every Month is NaNoWriMo

It’s not special anymore. Poo. November is National Novel Writing Month. Writers of various stripes attempt to write an entire novel in thirty measly days. It’s kind of a big deal. I have teacher friends who focus the entire month in their classrooms on getting their students writing. There are accountability groups online. Everyone wasContinue reading “Every Month is NaNoWriMo”

The Empty Cup

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Around the States, and even around the world, people are pounding away at their keyboards to draft a full novel in only thirty days. I’ve been writing a novel a month for over a year, but I thought… hey, why not use November as an excuse toContinue reading “The Empty Cup”

Failure and the NaNoWriMo Writer

We’re ten days in. One third of the sand has run out of the glass. I hope you’re a good chunk in. I decided. Time to set aside the showman’s tall, tall hat and simply work the keyboard, pouring blood and ink into the creation of worlds. It didn’t matter if at the end ofContinue reading “Failure and the NaNoWriMo Writer”