NaNoWriMo – What Is It?

National Novel Writing Month – November

What Is It?

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month is an international event to write a 50,000 word first draft of a novel in a month – November, to be precise.

We’ve got a NaNoWriMo section here on PigPog – needs a bit of filling out, though.

Line 6 Variax 500

(A what? See our page on Line 6 Variax Guitars.)

I bought one recently, so it’s time for a mini-review. I’m in no position to comment on the accuracy of the modelled instruments – I don’t own any of them. It all sounds pretty good to me, though. Certainly nothing like digital guitars used to be – it feels and sounds just like any other electric guitar – it’s changing the sounds in real-time, not sensing what note you’re playing and then playing samples. It’s not cheap, and you could get a better guitar body for the money, but it wouldn’t be this flexible.

The Story

Rotring Isograph

What Is It?

The Isograph is an ink pen. Let’s get that out of the way to start with. There’s no disposable cartriges. You get the empty pens, and you get a bottle of ink. You have to put the one in the other…

Moleskine Notebooks

2004 was quite the year of discovery for me, and one of the many things I became aware and incredibly fond of is Moleskine Notebooks. I’ve always been a bit of a notebook fiend, buying whatever spangly and multi-colour leafed design caught my eye in the hope that it would give my creativity a much needed kick up the arse and prompted me to come up with my best work yet, only to be consigned to a heap when the story I’d be working on fizzled out.