You’d Damn Well Better Be in Love: NaNoWriMo and Falling Hard for Your Idea

T-3 days until NaNoWriMo. How are you prepping for a month of social hibernation and literary frenzy? In an effort to combat my previously stated issues of getting bored/never finishing anything, I’ve done more prep for my novel-to-be than I’ve done for any piece of writing before. Character descriptions, plot maps, Pinterest boards, pages of … More You’d Damn Well Better Be in Love: NaNoWriMo and Falling Hard for Your Idea

Special. Not Special.

You are a ridiculously miraculous person. Your mere existence defies the laws of space and time. You’re made up of a bunch of tiny bits that could just have easily been dust, or a whale penis, or something weird like that. But no – heaps and heaps of atoms and molecules came together and somehow … More Special. Not Special.

NaNoWriMo: Because This Exists, and the World Needs Better

This November, I’m trying National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). 30 days, 50,000 words – that’s about 1,667 words per day. And I am terrified. Generally, I write short form fiction and poetry. I’ve started countless novels, but they’re all currently lying about in various stages of abandonment. I have trouble finishing what I start, and … More NaNoWriMo: Because This Exists, and the World Needs Better