I am a genius. When I was a child, I was called “gifted.” My IQ was abnormally high, and I had the ability to master mathematical skills and language arts that exceeded most of my peers. I still do. Saying it sounds arrogant, sounds like I’m just a smug bastard, but it is simply true….
We’ve tended to avoid participating in NaNoWriMo. Here’s the thing; it’s a great program. It gets words on paper, which is really what needs to happen for young writers to evolve. It’s the sort of thing that sharpens one’s skills and progresses one towards their first published novel. All of this is good, wonderful stuff….