Monthly Archives: October 2014

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

And we’re not talking about this Christmas song.

I love autumn. I love the wonderful colors that appear on trees and bushes. I love walking around in fallen leaves. I love everything about local apples (because Norwegian apples are the best!). I love how crisp the air turns. I love having to dress in layers.

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I love Halloween. I love listening to the Cranberries while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate and looking at the rain falling outside.

Autumn is also the time for NaNoWriMo, which is basically the best month of the year. Not that I have ever won the thing yet, but this year is so amazing that I should win it in 2014.

If you are confused about the whole NaNoWriMo thing: The title stands for National Novel Writing Month, and is held every November. The point is that you are supposed to write a novel during November, which is supposed to be at least 50.000 words. You don’t win anything big, other than epic bragging rights (and a first draft of your very own novel), but it’s great fun if you enjoy writing, and the community is awesome!

Here in Trondheim, Norway, we have a pretty neat writing community going on, with a lot of awesome writers. And I can’t wait for November to come around, so I can start writing!