Today marks the start of National Novel Writing Month -- check it out
at the NaNoWriMo site.
Although I don't aspire to write a novel this particular month, I have
long admired the approach to breaking down self-imposed impediments to
"Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance
over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a novel-writing program for
everyone who has thought fleetingly about writing a novel but has been
scared away by the time and effort involved.
Because of the limited writing window, the ONLY thing that matters in
NaNoWriMo is output. It's all about quantity, not quality. The kamikaze
approach forces you to lower your expectations, take risks, and write
on the fly."
This November, I intend to borrow a page from NaNoWriMo for this
blog. If it works -- expect to see a lot more content this month,
all over the map. If the "writer's block breaking" effect works,
perhaps there will be more content going forward. Or --