Weekly Update – 11/22/17

Hello, Internet! The last few weeks have been good. A bit bumpy, a bit unexpected (and unplanned), but good. I'll be talking a bit about NaNo and a bit about Oathbringer this week. Reading So Oathbringer dropped last week, and as anyone reading me often probably knows, I'm a HUGE Sanderson fanboy. His Mistborn novels are some … Continue reading Weekly Update – 11/22/17

The Power of Ten Thousand Words

It is November 7th, 2017. One year and six days ago, I started writing the first draft of my very first novel, The Rule of Iron. I'd dabbled in writing fiction before, but nothing substantial. Nothing significant enough for me to say "I'm a person who writes!" I'm sitting in the same black chair I sat … Continue reading The Power of Ten Thousand Words

Weekly Update – 10/31/17

Hello, Internet! And Happy Halloween, too! The date is relevant - it's why I'm writing & posting this a day early. NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow! Yay!! Yay? Reading My reading's been light this week again. Unfortunately most of what I've read has been strictly for either class or my Alcibiades article. None of what I've been … Continue reading Weekly Update – 10/31/17

Weekly Update – 10/4/17

Hello, Internet! Honestly, I don't have a lot to report this week. I'm easily distracted, and was distracted by game stuff this week. I've been playing in a RuneQuest game now for about a year, year and a half, but I haven't run a tabletop in some time. A few friends have been looking for … Continue reading Weekly Update – 10/4/17

Why You Should Try NaNoWriMo

What is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, which is the name shared by both a nonprofit charity dedicated to writing and literacy as well as the contest they run. The goal is simple: write 50,000 words in the month of November. Okay, maybe it's not that simple. It's a big task, but the … Continue reading Why You Should Try NaNoWriMo