Tag: writing

The Slacker Returneth

I've needed a kick in the posterior to get me back to blogging, instead of merely Tweeting and Facebook-ing. There's nothing wrong, mind you, with Twitter or Facebook — they do get you a widespread audience potentially. But sometimes it's really hard to fit what you want to say into a mere 140 characters! Fortunately …

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Not such a good idea after all

So saying I’d do NaBloPoMo this year, or at least this month of this year, wasn’t such a great idea after all. I’m still battling the latest depressive episode, and that means that my creativity is shot to hell at the moment. Every time I think of writing, I realize it’s likely to turn into …

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NaBloPoMo again?

Yep, even though the NaBloPoMo group is active all year around, November is officially National Blog Posting Month, with the challenge of posting every day for 30 days. I did it successfully last year (yay me!) and I do believe I’m going to give it another shot.? This time might be a bit of a …

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Sticking with it despite mundanity

Now I know it was a boringly (blessedly) mundane weekend.? It’s day eleven of NaBloPoMo and I can’t think of anything to write about.? No lampworking this weekend (caught up with some paper grading instead), no cute cat stories (didn’t get over to Good Mews yesterday) and nothing else either. Okay, I’m sticking with the …

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NaBloPoMo

National Blog Posting Month, November 1-30.? Dare I give it a shot?? Can I write a blog post, even just a sentence or two, every day for thirty days (even Saturday and Sunday, yup)?? Well, it’s easier than trying to write a 50K word novel in the same amount of time — November is also …

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The Obligatory Fifth-Anniversary-of-9/11 Entry

written as a letter to myself on that day, from today, five years later. Dear Julia, Tonight you sit alone in Woodstock, in stunned shock along with the rest of the world at the events of this morning.  You remember that the day started as an ordinary day; you got to GPC about 8:40 for …

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43 Things — On “keep up with my journal”

Okay, the big stumbling block here is not always having it with me. So this morning before leaving for work I cleaned out the messenger bag I use as a briefcase, pulling out some things I really don’t need to carry and consolidating the rest. That made room in the bag for the SketchFolio in …

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