All posts filed under: NaNoWriMo

A Word to the Struggling

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NaNoWriMo / On Writing / Quote / Video

Photo: Guy Le Querrec (1965) Well, I completed the 50,000 word goal for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), so I will be around again. It was an interesting and worthwhile excursion, regardless of whether I someday actually wrestle a finished work from those 50,000. One of the tidbits I encountered during the process was the following quote from the jazz pianist Bill Evans regarding the difficulties faced in his development as an artist and the rewards of […]

A Decision is Made in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

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Flash Fiction / NaNoWriMo

The night Mediterranean takes the town over. It taints the streets, seeps over old and new furniture, a watery pall blunting even the barks of the stray dog. He wonders how long it had been since either had spoke in the room. So he whispers, I’m going….Ravachol deserves better.  Wrapped in his arms, she refuses to stir. He adds, there are things more important than us. She leans in and kisses his throat. . First posted on July 10th, 2016, on my previous […]

Dispatch from the Trenches: Self-Inflicted Complications (10.30.16)

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Dispatch from the Trenches / NaNoWriMo / Quote

All the same we take our chances Laughed at by time Tricked by circumstances Plus ca change Plus c’est la meme chose ~ Rush ~   In my last dispatch, I mentioned I was immersed in apartment hunting. It would seem that the issue has been addressed, although i won’t be moving until the beginning of December. Given the light sparsity of my possessions, however, the moving thang is not an onerous undertaking. So it would […]