NaNoWriMo go Bye Bye

NaNoWriMo go Bye Bye

NaNoWriMo is all but over. It’s time to make that last, desperate attempt for wordcount and then sleep for at least a week! And then, come January start revising this book. So, how did I do? Well, I won. I won yesterday, in fact. I still need to write...
Keep going

Keep going

It is the last week of NaNoWriMo. I’m in the first middle week of my new, more difficult gym program. It’s fucking November and it gets DARK by 4 PM here in Helsinki. It is hard, here at the end of November, is what I’m saying. For the record, the...
Learning new things

Learning new things

This past weekend, I spent much of my time in a class to learn how to make proper rye bread. It was very successful on the whole. I forgot to hydrate and wound up with a headache, but beyond that. I got several very pretty breads out of it, as well as a starter, and a...
Take the quick win

Take the quick win

The second week of NaNoWriMo started yesterday. So far, I’m still holding on, but given that I haven’t planned the next scene beyond the one I’m writing as I write this blog post (also much later than I’d like to), I’m pretty sure that I...
The obligatory NaNoWriMo post!

The obligatory NaNoWriMo post!

As per usual, I am taking part in NaNoWriMo this year! Just in case you haven’t encountered this particular piece of internet culture before, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. It brings together professionals and hobbyists to try and write 50...
This is Halloween

This is Halloween

I adore Halloween. A fair number of people think I shouldn’t because it’s a quintessentially American holiday. And let’s just say that since the Bush years, the constant Americanization of cultures around the world has not been very popular. But...