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Begun

We’re all beginners when it comes to writing. It’s just that some people have begun more often then others. Eric Shonkwiler (via @eshonkwiler)

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Flow

In which brain barf becomes beauty: the brief story of a librarian and her Workflowy.com account.

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Books Life

So We Came to February

I closed out January with five stitches in my thumb (first time getting stitches– first visit to the emergency room). Surely, I can do better in February. Reading Sharp object encounters aside, January was a pretty good month. I managed to read quite a bit more1. Listening to the audiobook versions of S&S and MP […]

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WrAnyMo WrApUp

I’ve developed this habit of starting drafts and forgetting about them for a week or two, possibly a carryover of blogging privately. Oops. Here’s a slightly dusty post from Dec 2nd. I refuse to accept that WrAnyMo was a resounding failure. Sure, I only made about 22% of my goal to write 30,000 words in […]

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What the Heck is WrAnyMo?

Find. Out. Here. BTW, these link-type posts will not be counted in the #WrAnyMo word count. Follow all of my WrAnyMo public posts across multiple blogs, GoogleDocs, etc. by searching the #WrAnyMo2009 tag on Twitter.

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BEDA Wrap-up

My final BEDA. I have to say I’m glad it’s over. I like the exercise of writing every day but I do not like the idea of having to PUBLISH these daily scribbles for the world to see. My writing this month has been crap. I’m not capable of being ‘on’ all of the time. […]

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Case of the Missing BEDA- Solved!

I forgot to cross-post #BEDA contribution number seven. The post is over at my writing blog.

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A Zombie Christmas Carol

Mr. Fantastic Fiction is back over at Libba Bray’s blog. Huzzah for paragraph-long sentences! And zombies. In fact, Mr. FF believes that any piece of literature can be improved by the appearance of the undead. Mr. FF offers the following example (and many more): Moby Dick: Two words—Zombie. Whale. YES. Mr. FF issued the following […]

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Delirium, Cacophonously Induced

Apparently, the changes Phantom Regiment made to their show were well received by judges (and from all accounts, by the fans too). Current standings (bound to change) list the top 5 as: PR, Blue Devils, The Cavaliers, Carolina Crown and The Cadets. When thinking about posting this morning at the bus stop, I began to […]