Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Sunday Links, October 20, 2013

You’ve probably heard by now that Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize in Literature for her exquisite short stories. Her win was widely hailed by other writers. If you’ve never read her work, Book Riot has some suggestions on where to start. The finalists for the National Book Awards have been announced. The Canadian Science […]


To NaNo or Not to NaNo?

Now that the midterm elections are over, the burning question this November seems to be whether National Novel Writing Month is worth your time or not. Salon’s Laura Miller, in an article entitled Better yet, DON’T write that novel, has suggested there are enough novelists pounding away out there already, thanks, and people’s time might […]


30 Days Hath 30 Covers

I’m all in favor of the spit-it-out school of creativity: the August Poetry Project, the Sketchbook Project, NaNoWriMo. Forget about killing your darlings; the point is to have no darlings, just a bunch of warm bodies, and you can pick your favorites another day. There’s always time for polish later. And while I’m not crazy […]