First week of #NaNoWriMo whacked me smack in the back of my neck

I appologize for that insulting rhyme in the headline, but holy fucksocks this week turned my writing philosophies inside out! Whatever I thought I knew, whatever I proudly proclaimed to have understood about Writing from working on my first novel (The Deep Link), I just realized is a handfull of smoke wafting through my brain. Figures of fog that you can't hold …