Daily Archives: 2 December 2009

A hot, steaming mess: The NaNoWriMo 2009 post-mortem

After 30 days and 33,898 words written, National Novel Writing Month ended Monday at 11:59. I didn’t make it to the coveted 50,000 word mark, but I think the attempt deserves a review for posterity’s sake and maybe for other … Continue reading

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What happens if we fail?

President Obama laid out his strategy for Afghanistan last night, one that involves adding more troops and a time line for withdrawal based on the theory of leaving behind an strong Afghan government and an Afghan people willing and able … Continue reading

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