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Raina Khatri and Laurie Halse Anderson at the DC ALA conference

This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the American Center for Physics once more, this time diving into the Center for History of Physics. It was, shall we say, different.

I blogged my experience once a week here: http://www.spsnational.org/programs/internships/2010/khatri.htm. It was a summer of reading, writing, and pointing lasers at pigeons. The final product of my summer toil, a historical web exhibit on space science, will be online in a month.

I’m strongly considering buying Write or Die‘s Desktop Edition. I used the web version all morning, but I find myself wishing I could save my work right there instead of copying and pasting little chunks from the web browser to my main document. It looks like the ten bucks would be well worth it: full customization of your own prodding, stats, interactive with other users.

We’ll see how desperate I get.

The nerves are getting to me. nano_understand

I’ve won NaNoWriMo five times. I know I’m capable of writing 50,000 words in a month. But, as always happens in late October, my eye twitches when I look at the calendar and realize November is close. Too close. (more…)