In November, a bunch of lemmings get together and jump off a cliff. It’s called NaNoWriMo and I’ll be joining those lemmings.
Every year, writers from all over the world take the entire month of November to write 50,000 words of a novel. While I may not be the best writer, I like a challenge and I have a few stories that I need to share. Even if it means just sharing them with myself.
Geeky Technical Information (you’ve been warned)
This year, I will be writing my entire novel in vim, the editor. Don’t argue. It’s just true.
All files are being written using markdown, the lightweight markup language. Because of that, I will be using a custom gnu make Makefile and pandoc to generate more readable pdf files at the end of all this.
If you don’t hear from me for a while, I’m probably passed out on my keyboard, or wallowing in self-pity. Don’t worry, I’ll be back in December. I don’t anticipate