Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nanowrimo, Over Here!

¬†It’s finished. I did it.

The Future of Collaborative Writing

Saw 826 National¬†on Medium this evening and was so inspired had to leave myself a note. It looks promising as a means to engage writing students. There was a wild romp of a read about dinasaurs saving us from technology that I’m going to have to try as well. Double dare you to consider the […]

Are We There Yet?

It’s a couple days past the Nanowrimo midpoint and the handy little daily word count keeper on My Nanowrimo page informs me that if I keep up my current pace, I’ll reach 50k words by December 10th – precisely 10 days too late to consider myself a ‘winner’. I waste entire days trying to create […]

Once an Academic…

Lest anyone think sabbatical is a complete abandonment of academic responsibilities, let the record show that to date, I have written recommendations for two colleagues’ tenure applications and one for a grant proposal to mount a traveling exhibit of photographs of the peoples of Afghanistan. And currently, I am awaiting the start of the Maximum […]

This Just In…

A Note on The [Im]Possible excerpted from a Nanowrimo Pep Talk: You can come out transformed. Write something true. Write something frightening. Write something close to the bone. You are on this planet to tell the story of what you saw here. What you heard. What you felt. What you learned. Any effort spent in […]