Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

It's not like everything else about me doesn't also suck

As readers of this journal who pay attention to my every cranky utterance already know, I hate National Novel Writing Month. It's cutesy, it cheapens fiction, it results in the creation of more novels when what we need is less, it makes everyone think they can be a writer, and it so rarely produces writing of good quality that the entire exercise seems totally pointless.

Also I'm thinking of doing it this year.
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