#2) That doesn't mean it's okay to make excuses. There's a difference between what you have to do and what you choose to do. I accepted my inability to stay on schedule during my last month of high school, because that was realistic. But I wasn't going to let myself sleep in and watch TV on vacation and then claim I hadn't been able to finish.
Going forward, I'll need to keep both lessons in the front of my mind as I start university. But I know I'll also be able to rely on my Tweeps to help me out. This was my first NaNo since I've been on Twitter (@Amethystars), and it's been amazing to have so many people cheering me on.
I'd also like to thank Sydney for interviewing me on her blog about my progress & story... even though she was looking for JuNoWriMo people and not Camp NaNo people. You can read the interview here.
If you don't want to read the interview, take a moment instead to be glad you aren't my characters. Below is a list of some of the more... interesting... google searches I've made this month.
- human branding
- can you laugh without a tongue
- acrobatics with swords
- how to fight a lion
- giant eagles possible?
- single strike decapitation
- how long to learn knife throwing
- how to kill an alligator with a sword
If this intrigued you, please do check out the interview for more about We Who Are About To Die.
On a related note, inspired by Sydney, I
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Still riding my winner's high, and hoping your weekend rocked,