1. If you are thinking about doing NaNo this year, lovely human Irette Y. Patterson has some tips and resources, pls on of my fave short stories of hers. (I originally met Patterson at a NaNo write in.)
2. I found that a sheer numerical rating often doesn't tell me much, so found Tom Sietsma's choice to ditch them going forward really interesting.
3. And we all know I love a they found they were dating the same man so ditched him and hung out together story so much that I wrote one. Sure I had a specific inspiration, but here is yet another real life one.