So did you do it? Were you crazy enough to let NANO suck you under and spit you out thirty days later? *looks out and notes the pale skin, sunken wild eyes, electric shock hairstyles and shakes head* Oh you poor, well intention souls. I’ve been there, done that, and this year may not have […]

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Another NANOWRIMO has come and gone, leaving carnage in its wake. Many times throughout the brutal battle I considered raising my tattered white flag. Who in their right mind thought challenging writers to create on a consistent basis for THIRTY DAYS straight during THE BUSIEST HOLIDAY SEASON of the YEAR was a good idea? Did […]

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It’s coming down the pike like a flaming bowling ball of despair and agony–NANOWRIMO! The dreaded month of words guaranteed to send every (to use Chuck Wendig’s moniker) Pen Monkey screaming into the treetops.  For those who remain blissfully ignorant of the ruthlessly sadistic reality of Nanowrimo (Nano for those poor mutilated souls left battered […]

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For those who are interested, I did survive November. Not just the adjustment to a new job-that-pays-the-bills, but the whole stuffed-bird-family-invasion aspect and, because I didn’t have enough stress, the carnage of NANO. Which reminds me, huge congrats to all who participated and managed to carve out words this past month. Whether you won or […]

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The climax of the word battle is just around the corner, the looming specter of NANO. Yes, indeed, November’s National Writing Month, where word warriors start out in formation and thirty days and (hopefully) 50,000 words later they emerge battle-scarred and victorious. I shall be baring witness from the sidelines this year. NANO was a […]

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