Dystopias versus Utopias in Writing

dystopiaWe’ve heard a lot about the world going down the tubes these past few weeks. Since I don’t have much to add to that debate – except my support for minorities and general leftist attitude – I thought I’d look at something related but different: utopias and dystopias in writing.

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Three pros and three cons of Nanowrimo


National Novel Writing Month – or Nanowrimo – is a yearly event in November, where writers from around the globe try to write a 50,000 word novel. Yes, one month, 50,000 words.

We’re already halfway through this year’s edition. It’s overshadowed a bit by the US elections, I think, but it is still happening. Nanowrimo has some advantages, but also some drawbacks. I’ve found it’s really not my thing.

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