NaNoWriMo – Week 1

(Caveat - this post has nothing to do with libraries. Deal with it.) I've survived week one of NaNoWrio! I'm at about 11,500 words at the moment which means that I'm a little bit behind for the day. Silly work, it just keeps getting in the way! But 11,500 words! I was going to say … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Week 1

NaNoWriMo – am I crazy?

So I've decided to attempt NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo, if you are not a crazy person and don't know this, stands for 'National Novel Writing Month.' In the month of November thousands of insane people try to write a 50,000 word novel. That's 1,666 words a day! Considering that I struggle writing a blog post every week, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – am I crazy?

Banned Books Week, a coda: Selection as censorship?

Banned Books Week officially ends today but I'm still thinking about it and I'm leaving my display up probably for the whole month. Why? Because a week isn't long enough to process all of these thoughts and issues for me. And because I'm lazy. Putting up a display takes some doing, and since I've started … Continue reading Banned Books Week, a coda: Selection as censorship?