Son I am Disappoint

I’m back from Blizzcon and in true con fashion, I came home with a tiny attached guest – the common cold.  So I’m sitting in my alliance hoodie with a box of tissue soul-bound to my hand.  In spite of the backlog of work emails sitting in my inbox, I’m actually glad for the respite and rest, even if it does involve nails in the back of my throat.

Blizzcon was a whirlwind of 17 hours days, goggling at gorgeous cosplay, being Canadian in an American’s world (“It’s in the bowl over there.” “Bull?” “Bowl.” “Bull??” “No, the bowl. BOWL.”) and awesome panels. But.

But.

(Trigger warning for suicide after the jump.)

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Time Flies When You Chuck it Out the Window

Things that are coming up way too fast for my tastes:

Blizzcon (ten days, holy crap!)
Nanowrimo (twenty days, holy crap!)

In both cases, I feel, in the words of Illidan, NOT PREPARED.  Having to renew my passport in an emergency rush when I found out I was going to Blizzcon after all at the end of August made things feel like I had time, and all of the sudden Thanksgiving is over and it’s less than two weeks away.  Not to mention I was distracted by a certain global story…. writing… contest.

If you’re going to be there, look for the girl with the shiny silver gnomish engineer goggles on the top of her head and say hey!  I hope to be live-tweeting news from the following panels, so be sure to click my twitter button if you’ve a hankering for news on:

– Opening Ceremony
– WoW general preview
– Class Talent System (WoW)
– Blizzard Publishing
– Diablo III Lore
– Classes/Items/Professions Q&A (WoW)
– Open Q&A (WoW)
– Lore and Story Q&A (WoW)
– Closing Ceremony

And a discussion: are you excited about Nanowrimo’s new website? Are you participating this year?  Let’s chat about your ideas!