The Room With the Wind
Hacking through the wilderness

I keep forgetting that I make the rules, and that breaking them is sometimes a good idea

I deviated from my outline, making another chapter on the list obsolete. I tried to write it anyway, because I liked the neatness of my POV rotation: A B A C A D… etc. However, I found myself writing a chapter that didn’t have a direction, that I didn’t like writing, and that didn’t need to be there.

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So I decided to move on. “I make the rules,” is going to have to become a mantra of mine,…

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Did you enact the Beautiful Town ordinance? ‘cause he’s not as purty as flowers.

A change of scenery

Falling behind on my Camp NaNo goal, writing in cafés, consolations

I meant to post last weekend, then I felt bad for not having much of anything to say and for thinking of taking time away from my NaNo project. I am so far behind on my goal. I’m trying to berate myself just enough to light a fire under my ass, but also be realistic enough to accept that I may not get to 50k this time around. The main reason for this would be the switch from typing up my first…

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I swear (or affirm)

That I will be faithful

And bear true allegiance

to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second,

Queen of Canada,

Her Heirs and Successors,

And that I will faithfully observe

The laws of Canada

And fulfill my duties as a Canadian citizen.

I do this dance when drunk.

Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay. I’m always irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It is a plunge into reality and it’s very shocking to the system.
 Flannery O’Connor (born March 25th, 1925)
NaNo insanity

Yeah, let’s write 50,000 words in the month that Game of Thrones returns to HBO…

What do you mean I don’t have to watch every episode twice?

I have more catching up to do.

I have more catching up to do.


this guy is systematically undoing the world

I got bonus points on a science test in high school for knowing that second one.

Fuck the king

Fuck the king


This is fucked upThis fucked me up


This is fucked up
This fucked me up