A DEEPLY DISCIPLINED HALF-ASS

Let’s talk about creativity! More specifically, the book that kind of changed my whole perspective on it. This book itself is magic. It takes many of the ideas long associated with creativity and making art and offers a new way of seeing them — a lighter, more pleasurable, achievable way. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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#CAMPNANO TIME!

For those unfamiliar with what this is, let me explain: every April and July, NaNoWriMo runs a ‘camp’. It’s pretty much the same as what happens in November — a month of furious writing — except you make your own goals. You can set a number of words, days, or even hours to write, you decide if you’re working with a first draft or a revision or something else entirely, and you can join one of the cabins to go through the month in groups (which is always fun). This April, I decided to set my goal by hours and not words as I’ve done every other year. I pledged to write 60 hours this month — 2 hours per day. This is day 8 of the month and how many hours have I written? THREE. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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