Permission to Err: Counting for eBird

On December 29th, there were thirteen bald eagles in sight all at once, the most I’d seen on the lake at the time. Excited by the high numbers, I posted about it on Facebook. A friend asked if I was sending my data in to eBird, and I had to confess I wasn’t.

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What Held Tolkien Back: Perfectionism or Paper?

I recently came across an interesting diagram that shows various statistics about thirty famous books, including how long it took … More What Held Tolkien Back: Perfectionism or Paper?

NaNoWriMo: Waste of Time? Or Valuable Practice?

This is a re-post of a blog I wrote in 2010. November is coming and this seemed like a good … More NaNoWriMo: Waste of Time? Or Valuable Practice?

Reminder: Doing Nothing Is A Mistake

I’ve shared this quote before and I’m sharing it again, because I can’t hear it, see it, or read it enough. … More Reminder: Doing Nothing Is A Mistake