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Project Euler – Problem Solving Programs!

So, a few months ago, I stumbled across/was linked to a rather interesting site called Project Euler.  It’s a rather simple idea (that you can go read for yourself), in which they present a whole bunch of problems for you … Continue reading

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A Writing Status Update

Well, I blinked and now it’s almost July.  Funny how that happens, isn’t it? July is this year’s second CampNaNo, one that I will not be participating in.  I think (but don’t quote me on it) that most years I … Continue reading

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April CampNaNo Retrospective

Yes, I realize that this is a few days late, considering that it’s already the 3rd of May.  Then again, judging by the frequency with which I update this blog nowadays, it could easily be June before I finally got … Continue reading

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The Stories We Tell Matter

I’ve not been writing much recently.  In fact, if we’re being honest (and come, let us be completely honest here if nowhere else), I’ve not written any this year, at least not yet. And yet, stories have been on my … Continue reading

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In Which I Accidentally a Novel. Again

At the beginning of this year’s NaNo season, I had a realization.  Every year I have won NaNo (2009 onward), I have thought of a novel idea during the month and then written that novel (the first year, I had small … Continue reading

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NaNo 2013 – Phase One Review

Unlike most years where my November is relatively uniform, this year my NaNoWriMo effort is fairly cleanly split up into three phases.  The first (which ended yesterday), I had my normal daily time and time on the weekends.  The second … Continue reading

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On How Faster Writing Isn’t Always Worse

Those of you that know me know that I write a lot of words every year for NaNoWriMo (and sometimes not during NaNo, but I’m slower then).  For those of you that don’t know me… I write a lot of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving the First

For a little while there, I kind of forgot about this whole “blogging” thing.  Of course, between OT at work, the start of NaNoWriMo, and getting ready to move, a couple of things were bound to fall off the list. … Continue reading

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The Start of Another Season of Crazy

I came here to post for the first time on NaNo2013, what I’m doing and what to expect, only to remember that I had already posted once, a scant two days ago.  Apparently, I don’t often blog, and I forget … Continue reading

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Nano Prep

So, as part of preparation for NaNoWriMo, I am doing a thirty day (ideally) character workshop thing.  It’s not originally by me, but I have lost the link, so here are the questions: 1.)                Describe your character’s relationship with their … Continue reading

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