NaNoWriMo: What is it?

NaNoWriMo: What is it?

NaNoWriMo is the shortened term for National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November each year. The challenge is to write a fifty-thousand-word novel in one month by breaking up the words into easy-to-digest bites of writing that add up during the month to...
Ableism and the Neurodivergent/Disabled writer

Ableism and the Neurodivergent/Disabled writer

It never occurred to me to label myself “disabled.” If it did, it somehow diminished my worth and value to society. I wasn’t disabled enough to earn that title. The harmful assumptions of those around me colored my view of myself. Self-loathing and...