“Doing anything remotely interesting will bring criticism. Attempting to do anything large-scale and interesting will bring armies of detractors and saboteurs. This is fine – if you are willing to take the heat.
There are good reasons to be willing, even eager.”
Read more here.
-For you Nanowrimo writers out there, James over at Men With Pens wrote a post just for us. He asks everyone who reached their Nanowrimo goal to ask themselves these questions:
Was there something about my story or my execution that was otherworldly brilliant? Off-the-charts original and compelling? Something, anything, that made it better than just good? That made the whole exceed the sum of its parts?
Read the full article here.
-Finally, I just finished reading The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This is a very funny book, and it will make you happy you took all those high school Spanish classes.. I wish I had time to write a review, but that’s what the NY Times Sunday Book Review is for. Check it out here.
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