November 30, the end of Nanowrimo 2011


“Write a little every day, without hope, without despair.”  ― Isak Dinesen  When I started out this month, my aims were  small. Well, small-ish. I wanted to follow Dinesen's advice, and work my way through a variety of writing projects, submit to a bunch of contests, finish my novel. I've done most, and have hopes…

Hugh Laurie and how I wish I were a polymath…


Hugh Laurie has just released an album of American Blues, called "Let Them Talk". I am madly driving around in my car with it on my CD player just so I can listen to it and drive. Blues are great driving music. Heck, they are just great music, especially when you are listening to a…