Monthly Archives: October 2012

NaNoFeed (On the Eve, Part 2): Unprepared

On the edge of the cliff now, and it’s too late to do anything but wait for the clock to tick down to midnight. Two days off from the day job, and two more days of weekend, and I’ve set … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed (On the Eve, Part 1): Music to Wreck Trains By, or the Art of the NaNo Playlist

Motorcycle–check. Cliff–check. No helmet? Drunk? Go for it. That’s the mnemonic I gave a fellow National Novel Writing Month marathoner at the Twin Cities region’s kick-off last night at Nina’s in St. Paul. It gives my Inner Adult a nervous … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 28 October 2012 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

 Tristan, whom she’d initially taken for a skinny and somewhat theatrical girl, had long hair that flopped over one eye. His black cloak covered a colorful ensemble rather like a kilt, only made of innumerable squares of shiny stuff, and … Continue reading

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Interview: Writing Community and National Novel Writing Month (Part 3), with Becca Patterson

Writer Becca Patterson, aka Mreauow, is one of three Municipal Liaisons for National Novel Writing Month in the Minnesota: Twin Cities Region. In this three-part interview series, she talks about writing in community in November and year round. E. P. Beaumont:  How has writing community … Continue reading

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Interview: Writing Community and National Novel Writing Month (Part 2), with Becca Patterson

Writer Becca Patterson, aka Mreauow, is one of three Municipal Liaisons for National Novel Writing Month in the Minnesota: Twin Cities Region. In Part 2, she talks about the participant-organized events that make this region particularly lively, and her own journey from participant to Municipal … Continue reading

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Interview: Writing Community and National Novel Writing Month (Part 1), with Becca Patterson

Writer Becca Patterson, aka Mreauow, is one of three Municipal Liaisons for National Novel Writing Month in the Minnesota: Twin Cities Region. In this three-part interview series, she talks about writing in community in November and year round. E. P. … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Thoughts on Deep Time II – Of Time and the River(s)

In the past few weeks I’ve experienced the eerie synchronicity that visits the writer in research mode. I’ve been taking a virtual tour upriver on the Nile River in three different centuries at once, while learning about the sacred rivers … Continue reading

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