Just One Word: A NaNoWriMo Challenge

Nov 17

It's a monkey! How could I not use an image with a monkey?I just spent the last hour or two putting together an audiocast.

I played it back, and decided I hated it.

So I re-recorded it.

I decided I hated *that* one, too.

Why? Because what I was talking about was, essentially, how to quit NaNoWriMo. How to drop out spectacularly, without even trying to reach 50k.

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NaNoWriMo Audio Experiment, Day 1

Nov 01

Here we are, on November 1st, 2010.

Yes, it’s the very first day of National Novel Writing Month.  Yay, NaNoWriMo!  I can hear the keyboards clacking wildly around the world.

So far, I have penned a blindingly brilliant 89 words. Yes, you read that right. Eight.Nine.

Impressed much? Me too!

Ok, so I’m having a rough start, and part of the reason for the rough start means it’s  going to be tough to write this weeks planned Circus posts, too.

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Planning The Plan: NaNoWriMo As A Case Study

Oct 03

It's a monkey! How could I not use an image with a monkey?
(This is the first in an experimental tradition of posting whatever-the-hell I feel like on the weekends. For more info on that, see this. Now, carry on please!)

You know what NaNoWriMo is, right?

National Novel Writing Month.  Each November, a gazillion and twelve idiots promise that they will write a novel.  In 30 days.

I know. It’s nuts. If you take on this task, you’ll be moody, cranky, frustrated, and bi-polar throughout November. Your head will hurt, your eyes will burn, and you’ll need an industrial size bottle of Febreze because you’ll forget to shower.

Yeah. I know.

I’m doing it again, too.

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