2018 Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2018 – Am I Going to Win?

It’s hard to say if I’m going to win Camp NaNoWriMo this April. One main reason is that I’m not done with the month. The other might be that I don’t really have a measurable goal. Today we’re going to discuss what I have worked on, what I ignored, and where my head has beenRead more

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February In Review

This is the last blog post in the shortest month of the year. I’m going to try something new on this blog, as it really begins to focus on my writing and publishing. At the end of each month, I’m going to share what’s been going on with writing and production of books. What hasRead more

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Lessons Learned From Modern Persuasion

A year ago my world was so different than it is today. Like with all passage of times, most of those differences are things I never expected. So many of those differences revolve around my experiences publishing and promoting Modern Persuasion. I’ve explored about how different things are in other posts. Today, it’s time toRead more

Do You Know Wikipedia

Do You Know Wikipedia: Categories and Projects

I know, there are a ton of things you don’t know about Wikipedia.  For most people, especially those who only view Wikipedia on the app, you miss a ton of features designed to help organize, manage, and make entries discoverable.  I am going to do a short series of entries focusing on those features youRead more

Why I Edit Wikipedia

What’s the big deal?  So what?  I edit Wikipedia.  There are time when this is what my head tells me.  I often have to remind myself that it is a big deal. Not A Big Deal? The logic of my brain rests in the way academia and research circles work.  In this world contributions toRead more

Why I Finally Started Editing Wikipedia

It took me years to go from casual Wikipedia editor to active Wikipedia editor.  There were so many things that kept me from becoming an active editor, but there were just as many things that helped me shift into the new role. First, what do I mean by active editor.  There are thousands of registeredRead more

Why It Took Me Years to Start Editing Wikipedia

Why It Took Me Years to Start Editing Wikipedia

Last week I wrote an entry telling you a bit about how I got involved in editing Wikipedia.  I mentioned that I have been an editor for over 10 years, but it has only been in the past 3 that I got very involved in editing.  Today I want to address the two reasons IRead more

Getting Ready for Camp NaNoWriMo

Getting Ready for Camp NaNoWriMo

We are just a few days away from April and that means it’s time for Camp NaNoWriMo.  For those who don’t know what this is, it’s a less intense program connected to National Novel Writing Month.  Instead of a firm 50,000 word goal, in April and July writers set their own goals.  This is theRead more

My Wikipedia Editing Story

Wikipedia for Everyone: My Editing Story

I was going to share an update about my Wikipedia bullet journal today and then decided: nope, I have something bigger to talk about.  As I continue to evolve this blog into my passions, I have realized that no bloggers are talking about Wikipedia.  Nobody really seems to focus on how they use it, howRead more

30 Days of Wikipedia: January Wrap-up

I know, I was suppose to do this post over a week ago.  I was busy being sick and everything got thrown off.  My 30 days of editing Wikipedia are over.  It was far more difficult this year to do just 30 days than it was last year to do 100.  I think it wasRead more