November is National Novel Writing Month!
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November is National Novel Writing Month!

November is National Novel Writing Month! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel. Here’s … Continue reading

The 27th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival: The Pretentious Comic Con
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The 27th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival: The Pretentious Comic Con

“America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.” These famous words of Tennessee Williams’ donned my t-shirt each day at the 27th annual Tennessee Williams Festival, which took place March 20-24 headquartered at The Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter. In my festive t-shirt, I attended panels … Continue reading