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Lessons from NaNoWriMo

Okay, so I’m calling it a day for NaNoWriMo. I’m not going to make it to 50,000 words. I’m not proud. In fact, it hurts a little. I hate admitting that I’m not going to reach a goal. Remember all the swearing I did when we hiked Saddle Mountain? Hiking to the top of Saddle […]

NaNoWriMo 2011: Are You Tired of My Bullcrap Yet?

Posting on this site is going to be light this month. I’m going to do what I can to avoid social media, blogs and news, and I’m just going to write my ass off. I even thought about setting up my laptop in a giant back room, where it would be dark and quiet and free of […]

NaNoWriMo 2011 and the Final Few Nails to Pop My Crazed, Insane Brain

Okay, so starting tomorrow, I will be attempting to write about 2000 words a day for National Novel Writing Month. I know that 50,000 words averaged over 30 days is more like 1,666.66666 words a day. But my sister is coming for a visit, and I figure there will be other full days where I […]

Writing Alleged Fictions

A long time ago, I took a couple of screen writing classes. I took the first class over the summer with a bunch of super smart, advanced placement high school kids. These kids came from all over the country to spend the summer in Boston and take classes at Harvard University. I walked into that […]

November 2011: Shaping Up To Explode My Head

I wrote about waking up the other day. Besides the days getting shorter and me being a nutjob, I have other reasons to try to get my ass out of bed a bit earlier, and a bit more regularly than usual. For one, we are working on paid projects. This is fantastic. We are trying […]