Nature abhors a vacuum. Perhaps that explains why I would sign up for NaNoWriMo. Until I had read the entry life seemed to be in its usual rut of non-writing. But the thought of spending the next month trying to write a 50,000 word novel, was compelling. Perhaps it would be a way to correct the writing imbalance plaguing my blog? Perhaps it would be a way to finally get the story of the Hapless Photographer out of my head!

Is that what drives people to write? The voices in their head? “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy?”. Maybe by giving those voices a conduit, a way to escape that inner world and infect others. So if you want to see how I’m doing, check out Coleaus. In case you’re wondering about the username, I mis-spelled Colaeus, who was an ancient Greek explorer. Coleaus, as far as I can tell, was never Greek, or an explorer. He does fit well into the NaNoWriMo mold though of type type type and revise in December!

Maybe the excessive writing exercise will even spill over onto the blog. It couldn’t hurt!