A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo prep and notecards

Yes, once again, National Novel Writing Month is just around the corner. Yet I wasn’t entirely sure I was going to participate this year. I had a great idea for a novel, but I’m not yet into it enough to plow through a rapid-fire month of 1,700 words a day. Plus, I’m teaching more this year and … More A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo prep and notecards

A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo table of contents

In just a few days, National Novel Writing Month will begin. So of course I’m gearing up. I have a lot of explaining to do about what you’ll see on the “notebook page” below, but I don’t want to front-load all this. Better just to give you the list, and then I’ll explain everything below. To … More A Writer’s Notebook: NaNoWriMo table of contents

Why Poet Hound and Hosho McCreesh rule the Web today

A nice surprise today: I just found out I won a drawing for a copy of Hosho McCreesh’s poetry collection For All These Wretched, Beautiful, & Insignificant Things So Uselessly & Carelessly Destroyed. The drawing took place over at Poet Hound, who are awesome people in general but have become extra-special to me now that they’re … More Why Poet Hound and Hosho McCreesh rule the Web today