Posts under #NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo 2015 in Review

Filed Under: Writing

I had delusions of winning until November 25th. We drove to Wisconsin that day, and I’d hoped that my status as non-driver1 would mean a very productive day (and, of course, again on the drive back on the 28th). I arrived in the Great White North having written about 2,000 words. At that moment, I […]

On Motivation and Developing a Personal System

Filed Under: Life, Writing

I once wrote the words, “I’m not very motivated by badges.” This was, apparently, a bald-faced lie. I am extremely motivated by badges, and streaks, and the visual representation of meeting goals. On Halloween I was so close to hitting 20,000 steps after trick-or-treating with my son that I paced the Perkins parking lot in heavy, […]