Archive | October 2019

Content: Ode to NaNo

Quoting my friend Calley, and sharing a smile. Calley is my co-ML (Municipal Liaison in NaNo Speak),, so we share the fun and pain of November starting in October. Enjoy!

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I’m back from not-hiatus, and ‘TIS THE SEASON, FRIENDS!

When someone new gets to know me, there are three undeniable truths about me that they generally pick up in the first three days.

  1. My favorite animal is undeniably, vocally, incontrovertibly, emphatically the majestic and graceful sea turtle.
  2. I can’t tell a short story to save my soul.
  3. NaNoWriMo is my own personal month-long holiday.

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, or NaNo for short) is an annual challenge to write 50,000 words toward a novel in the month of November. It’s like a fiction writer’s equivalent of a marathon. You train for it. You prep for it. You do it. Then you sleep.

More about NaNo in this post from nearly a year ago! Suffice it to say, it’s one of my favorite events for many mushy-gushy reasons I’ll explain in a few weeks. A little-known fact about…

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