National (I don’t have time for) Novel Writing Month

I can’t believe I’m about to do this, but here it is: I’ll be participating in NaNoWriMo again this year. My trepidation is not for lack of interest — I love NaNoWriMo. My first outing resulted in the first draft of my novel Hagridden, which in turn led to my Oregon Literary Fellowship and a … More National (I don’t have time for) Novel Writing Month

Math in words

We survived the fake Mayan apocalypse, and though people still seem pretty worried about this fiscal “cliff” (slope) thing, I’m going to go out on a limb and say, what the hell, we’ll make it through that, too. I feel pretty confident, because 2012 has been the Year of the Dragon in eastern astrology, and … More Math in words

A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo 2012, dead and gone

Those of you who actually follow may have been wondering where I’ve been. What’s more, you’re probably wondering what happened to NaNoWriMo and the Writer’s Notebook. As for the latter, the short answer is that I didn’t finish, for the first time since I started. The longer answer I hinted at in my last Photo … More A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo 2012, dead and gone