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James La Salandra
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Once the Byronic Hero in a tragicomedy of his own design, James La Salandra is now in the midst of a heart-warming tale of redemption against all odds. He is currently a grad student at the William Hunting School of Erudition, pursuing his doctorate in Life, the Universe, and Everything. When not reading or writing, James enjoys the life of the bon vivant and practicing the lost art of omphaloskepsis.
Once the Byronic Hero in a tragicomedy of his own design, James La Salandra is now in the midst of a heart-warming tale of redemption against all odds. He is currently a grad student at the William Hunting School of Erudition, pursuing his doctorate in Life, the Universe, and Everything. When not reading or writing, James enjoys the life of the bon vivant and practicing the lost art of omphaloskepsis.

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NaNoWriMo '15: The Scholar Returns
Trigger Warning: references to death and suicide Like a beacon unto the shadows, National Novel Writing Month has returned, and in the process drawn me out of hiding. To be sure—for those of you who follow me on Twitter or know me personally—I haven't exact...

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Trigger Warning: references to death and suicide Like a beacon unto the shadows, National Novel Writing Month has returned, and in the process drawn me out of hiding. To be sure—for those of you who follow me on Twitter or know me personally—I haven't exact...

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Quick Update from the Fane
Spring is nearly upon us and I haven't blogged a thing since the aftermath of last year's National Novel Writing Month. It's been a struggle just making it through most days; sometimes, that's just the way reality rolls. 2014 was a rough year, and 2015 hasn...

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NaNoWriMo '14: Trials, Triumphs, and Take-aways—Reflections on the WriMo that Was
By all accounts, this post would've been better served by having been written earlier in the week, but the final days of National Novel Writing Month were such a challenge that my fingers still ache from the number of keystrokes necessary to earn this: As w...

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NaNoWriMo '14: Hobbling into the Home Stretch; Flying to the Finish—Recapping Week 3
It's been two long weeks since my last blog post, recapping National Novel Writing Month's first week . I wish I could report that this lapse has been due to a preoccupation with this year's novel—and it wouldn't exactly be a lie if I did. However, if I'm t...

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NaNoWriMo '14: A Fly in the Ointment—Recapping Week 1
The first week of National Novel Writing Month is drawing to a close, and I'm not going to lie—it's been a rough one. After what felt like a terrific start at the stroke of midnight November 1st, I experienced a few days of painful floundering. Thankfully, ...

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The Writer at the Gates of Dawn: NaNoWriMo—Day 1
National Novel Writing Month 2014 is finally here, and the previous weeks' apprehension and doubt seem as a distant fever dream, every bit as ridiculous as they are gone. Like so many, I eagerly awaited the strike of midnight to begin this year's novel. The...

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Countdown to NaNoWriMo—Are You In or Out?
Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month. October is winding down and that can only mean that, once again, National Novel Writing Month looms ominously on the horizon. During the month of November, participants endeavor to meet daily writing goals of ...

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Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: October '14 Comes to a Close
It's hard to know how to address the close of yet another fantastic Read-a-thon. This is, in part, due to the fact that I last awoke 24 hours and 15 minutes ago and am, quite understandably, more than a little tired. There's also some blame to levy against ...
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