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    Writing Numbers: November 2013

    Welp, good thing I wasn’t really intending on doing NaNo this year, because I would have failed it. 32,373 words this month. I was hoping, what with the unprecedented success of October, that I would be able to carry off 50k this month without much ado. Nope. It’s true. I lay plans, gloating and smug, and the Powers that Be laugh at me. It’s enough to make a person want to just run pell-mell into traffic because really, being careful and planning doesn’t seem to work much better than that option. It was actually all going relatively well until the 22nd when I went to the gym, tripped, fell on…

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    I dream of zombies

    I’m on an autopsy table. The steel is cold under my body, I cannot move to get away; my corpse cannot warm the steel. My mother bends over me, her face soft with concern. “We’re almost finished.” I know what is coming next. Dull pain unfurls from my stomach as she pulls out length after length of intestine, the sensation of soft tugging somehow worse than the pain. My other organs have already been removed, my chest feels hollow, the emptiness an echoing sorrow. She stitches me up again, finishing with a neat knot on my sternum. I touch it, gently, experimentally. It is sore to the touch, a spark…

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    Hello world!

    I have to admit: I always like to start a blog with a post with the “Hello world!” title. It’s cheery, and has this feeling of extroversion and optimism that I want to capture and keep. Begin as you mean to go on and all that. Anyway! This is my blog, to state the painfully obvious. Or in other words, where the insanity lives, breeds like bunnies, and lies in wait for unsuspecting travelers. *ahem* Right. About that being non-creepy thing. Consider this the Unknown Forest, where you are never sure if you’re going to meander through miles of boring trails or get chased by a dragon or fall into…

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