Tag: margaret atwood

NaNoWriMoNerves

NaNoWriMo is coming! T-minus 4 days and counting. I am pretty nervous, especially since I have already been falling behind on my manuscript as it is. I am not even through the end of Act 1, which is where I should be at this point. In my defense, I have been recovering from a wicked…

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Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was not required reading in any of my high school English classes. This is really unfortunate. I just finished it last night, and I truly wish it had been required reading for me, particularly if had been assigned alongside Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, as Ms. Atwood’s novel tackles many of the same topics…

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