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NaNoWriMo, Halfway Home (Update)

My Novembers nearly always start with a zero-word-count first day.  It doesn't matter what day of the week it falls on, whether or not I have work, whether I've planned or am pansting my story - I tend to start off pretty slowly, and that's only become more true the older I've gotten. So ending… Continue reading NaNoWriMo, Halfway Home (Update)

Blog Challenges 2018 · Creative Writing · creativity · General Update · Meta-Writing · Writing · Writing Updates

Reflections on Inktober and OctPoWriMo

Well, October was a quite a month, creatively. I've never attempted more than one challenge at a time before.  Moreover, I'd never attempted something that wasn't a writing challenge before, and this October saw me do both (this was a really special month, you guys). OctPoWriMo was not a wellspring of expertly crafted poetry.  I… Continue reading Reflections on Inktober and OctPoWriMo

Blog Challenges 2018 · Creative Writing · creativity · Writing

OctPoWriMo, NaNoWriMo, and Inktober

Tomorrow is October 1st - what??  Can you believe it?  After the shortest summer of my life, I feel like the new school year just got underway, and now you're telling me next week we're issuing progress reports?  What is even going on? Anyway, I'm not mad, honestly, because (as we've established) fall is one… Continue reading OctPoWriMo, NaNoWriMo, and Inktober