Once a racetrack for the Lucas County fairgrounds, Ned Skeldon Stadium originally opened as Lucas County Stadium to bring the Mud Hens baseball team back to life.
For 37 seasons (1965 – 2001), Ned Skeldon Stadium was home of the Toledo Mud Hens minor league baseball team, based in Maumee, Ohio. The Mud Hens are part of the International League and are affiliated with the Detroit Tigers.
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“What are you writing this year?”
It’s the question on everyone’s lips at the regional NaNoWriMo kickoff parties. The answer, even among seasoned NaNoWriMo veterans, is often “I don’t know.” If you don’t know either, relax—you’re in good company.
If you’re looking for ideas, you’ll find plenty of resources to get you going. The NaNoWriMo forums, and Chris Baty’s book No Plot? No Problem! are two of the best.
As this is my tenth year participating in NaNoWriMo, I thought I’d add to the mix with a quick how-to on the techniques that have worked for me.
How to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo by Steve Shepard, developer of Storyist
No matter what writing tool you use this November for NaNoWriMo, whether it’s Scrivener, Storyist, or another writing app, this handy guide by Steve Shepard (of Storyist fame) will help you get prepared.
I have a small list of apps that I do recommend for writing, so be sure to check them out. I use Storyist and Scrivener, and highly recommend them, but there are others that may work better with your environment. There’s no wrong answer as long as it gets the job done.
This was taken outside of my office at work. By now, this tree would have turned colors already, but the weird summer we’ve had contributed to the late change in colors.
Regardless, it’s nice to see Autumn finally arriving here in Ohio.
This glass encompasses everything I love about drinking: whiskey, coke, and a reference to Edgar Allan Poe. Well, it’s a plastic tumbler that cost me just $2 at Target, but whatever. It does the job.