I’ve got a horrific backlog of posts for this November. Work and school kept me busy, and they have their own backlog too. Quick summary of what’s happened so far, starting with the latest.
50,312 words in 30 days. Validated my words on November 3o, 2014 10:30 PM (GMT +8). About 20k of those words were written in 14 hours of Nov. 30. I do not recommend it. Story’s not done, but I’m putting it aside until after my finals on the 13th.
Canva Creatives Conference
I feel lucky that I was able to attend and I got to meet the people behind this online tool. I love the site, and it has been an invaluable tool for me at work. A proper post with photos to follow.
Each year, I post a quote from Neil Gaiman as my New Year’s greeting. Wasn’t able to do something creative with it this year, but I’ll post it anyway.
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.
So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.
Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it.
Make your mistakes, next year and forever.”
– Neil Gaiman
I wish you the best for the coming year. More books to read, more creative endeavors, good health and happiness for you and your kin, more opportunities to travel and discover this wonderful world of ours. More music to sing and dance to, more sunrises to wake up for and more sunsets to cherish. More laughter, more appreciation, more time with your loved ones. More hugs and kisses, more cheers and adventures of the good kind.
A blessed, fruitful, creative, happy, healthy, prosperous and all that is beautiful and good for your 2014!