Week Five Instructor: Nalo Hopkinson
Week Five Instructor’s Superpower: Dance moves
Unexpected Week Five Discoveries: I AM A WRITER LOOK AT ME I WRITE THAT’S HOW I DO I CAN WRITE YOU ANYTHING WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO WRITE
Week Five Story Wordcount, Current: 4100 words out of 5500ish, currently contains NO CONFLICT GO ME
Week Five Story Title: shut up, don’t look at me
Week Five Bummer: This was by far the fastest-moving, shortest of the weeks. Unbelievably fast. Over-before-it-began fast. I am already in mourning and trying hard, hard, hard not to be.
Week Five Highlight: I wrote a unicorn orgy and then after critique (which was heavy on the “Tegan, you wrote a unicorn orgy”) I spent an hour watching the naked mole rats at the Pacific Science Center. Life is fucking magical sometimes.