I’m a Winner! Six Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo 2016

National Novel Writing Month can be a crazy cool, challenging, and rewarding experience. Leading up to this year’s event I knew that success was dependent on how well I prepared. I’m not a “by-the-seat-of-my-pants” kind of writer. I need structure. So, I took the month of October to brainstorm. I explored old story ideas and browsed through my sketchbooks looking for inspiration. Come the first of November I was ready to dive in. And in the process of NaNoWriMo 2016, I learned quite a lot… Continue reading “I’m a Winner! Six Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo 2016”

A Most Successful Failure (short story)

The Dean of Students, Sir Alden Chandler, removed his reading glasses and neatly tucked them within the breast pocket of his wool jacket. He laced his fingers together upon the large oak desk and adopted a smile that squirmed uncomfortably within the congress of grayed whiskers. “According to my records, you have applied to Cambridge ten times beforehand, Mr. Sullivan Sibbs.”
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