Tag Archives: nanowrimo

responsibility of privilege

No one warned me about the guilt. It was all happy, happy, joy and fun. The time, they would emphasize, to do this and that and so much else. To contemplate, to reflect, to breathe, to become rejuvenated. To be … Continue reading

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11348 – meta post

December 1st. If I follow from the declaration made in the first post on this blog, today is the first day of the sixth month of my sabbatical. Wow. The recent completion of NaNoWriMo seems a good a time as … Continue reading

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fantastic 72 hours

goals are good. so are moments of reflection, readjustment, repose. the last 72 hours contained particularly choice moments including: – a dialogue bordering on debate in french class about the pros and cons of different educational systems — specifically between … Continue reading

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nanowrimo – day 13

still in the cafe from earlier, someone still crooning above me — i can hear it now because i’ve taken the earbuds out that i put in to create an enclosed writing zone. i just got wind of the NaNoWordSprints … Continue reading

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11 little goals for 11.11.11

1) Pumpkin pancakes – make and consume 2) Cross 11,000 word threshold for nanowrimo novel 3) Declutter corner shelf 4) Watch “Bonjour Tristesse” — in french (this may be too surreal) 5) Spend 11 minutes on 11 different machines at … Continue reading

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a little self-help

…on patience Patience is also a form of action. — Auguste Rodin Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do … Continue reading

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nanowrimo – day 1

11.1.11 — a deliciously prime number, a basket of binaries, and the start of nanowrimo. today’s word count: 1832. not bad. not quite my goal of 2,000 words, but not bad. and in other news: a few of those pesky … Continue reading

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preparing to write a novel*

today i begin my second attempt at nanowrimo, although i’d like to consider this the real first attempt thereby rendering last year’s effort — in which i didn’t even produce 10% of the 60,000 words nanowrimo’ers are meant to aim … Continue reading

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