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Helpful NaNoWriMo Links and GuidesOnce again, the other cruelest month is upon us. November is National Novel Writing Month, where aspiring novelists attempt to pen 50,000 words in 30 days. The task is daunting, but possibleit requires an average of only 1,667 words a day. Last year, at least 42 deviants managed to reach their goal.Helpful NaNoWriMo Links and Guides by LadyLincoln
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Wabi Sabi: "Beautiful Imperfection""What is Wabi-Sabi?" I asked.Wabi Sabi: "Beautiful Imperfection" by johnpaulthornton
I loved the feeling of "moodiness" in art, but I did not know it had a name...
What does Wabi-Sabi mean?
The question was innocent enough, but my Japanese friends just responded with big smiles that grew into nervous laughs. I stood there in the middle of the Tokyo Museum, waiting for them to answer me. Instead, they turned away as if the matter were closed and walked ahead to silently ponder a ceramic bowl.
Say Wah-bee Saw-bee. Say it out loud.
I had never heard of the word Wabi-Sabi until my hosts had begun whispering it to each other while they strolled through the art exhibits. What was Wabi-Sabi? I was intrigued by the sound of the word and the reverential expression that fell upon the faces of my new friends when its little song passed their lips. Boldly, I approached them again to translate this new word in English for me.
Really guys, what does Wabi-Sabi mean?
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