Making Whoopee and Little Black Books

I'm a distractible adult. I wasn't a distractible child, but things change. I blame the Internet. Open it to check one thing, and I'm lost for hours. It's like a dictionary. You know how it is: you look up ablative and right below it you see ablative absolute, and before you can close the book, … Continue reading Making Whoopee and Little Black Books

No, No, NaNo or, Just Do It

NaNoWriMo¬†--National Novel Writing Month--the month* in which participants vow to write a 50,000-word novel--and some of them do--began yesterday. The goal--if you want to reach 50,000 words and win NaNoWriMo (which from this point on will be called NaNo), you need to write an average of 1667 words a day. I've registered for NaNo--there's a … Continue reading No, No, NaNo or, Just Do It