NaNoWriMo #6

Until a couple of weeks ago, I wasn’t sure I’d do NaNoWriMo this year. After the release of The Newcomer’s Guide to the Invisible Realm, I had no energy for or interest in working on my novel-in-progress. I found my way to a few poems, some random writings in my salons, and a slew of […]

Trust

Just over a week ago, I finished –and won—another NaNoWriMo. I crossed the 50,000 word mark on November 29, and couldn’t bring myself to go back on the 30th. I know it’s just a down-draft, a first draft, but it still takes more effort than I’m used to to show up and write almost 1700 […]

The Importance of Story

Humans have a long history of defining themselves as different from other animals, as tool-users, as language-users, as God’s chosen. I can’t speak to the last one, but it’s clear that the boundaries we’ve tried to put between ourselves and other creatures on this earth have been eroded, as we find various species from apes […]