NaNoWriMo(external link) is an annual challenge where participants try to write 50,000 words of a novel in November each year. I’ve participated in (IIRC) 2005–2013, 2017–2018, and am planning to take part again in 2022.


a cartoony avatar of Jessica Smith is a socialist and a feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.