February 11, 2012

Ten Things You Might Not Know About Me

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As part of getting the Kreativ Blogger and the Most Inspiring Blogger awards, I was asked to post ten things people don’t know about me.

Now, some of you might know some of this, so I guess it’s more of a “what most people don’t know about me” post. I’m just no good at keeping secrets.

Ten Facts about the Nacent Novelist
1. I used to be a violin teacher, and I loved it.
2. I used to play in a punk rock band.
3. I spent the fall of 2007 driving across America by myself.
4. I know the basics of trigger point acupuncture, and have sat needles on myself.
5. I played violin for a black metal band.
6. I hate when people use en-dashes instead of em-dashes. (It’s lonely being a nitpicker.)
7. I’m afraid of short heights. When I know that if I fall, I’ll hurt but survive, I’m terrified. When I’m so far up that falling would mean certain death, I’m okay with it.
8. I served as a member of Holmestrand city council for two years.
9. I used to write poetry, and even published a poem in a student paper.
10.I can’t jump. Remember the movie “White Men Can’t Jump”? I’m proof of that.


  1. You are fascinating! Also will you play violin in my band if we actually get good?? ;)

    Comment by Fuschia Spy — February 11, 2012 @ 2:35 pm | Reply

  2. I envy you for #3. I am in awe of you for #4.And I don’t jump either. last time I herniated the disc in my backdrop jumping rope.never jumping again. :)

    Comment by Kourtney Heintz — February 11, 2012 @ 11:08 pm | Reply

    • Good to know I’m not the only one! :)

      And I wouldn’t be in too much awe. It’s fairly straightforward.

      Comment by nascentnovelist — February 12, 2012 @ 12:20 am | Reply

      • Sticking needles into yourself is wow. I can’t watch and I flinch if I watch. I’ve had acupuncture for years and I couldn’t do it. :)

        Comment by Kourtney Heintz — February 12, 2012 @ 12:43 am

  3. Violin in a black metal band…that’s pretty hot.

    Comment by scrivnomancer — February 12, 2012 @ 12:43 am | Reply

  4. What an interesting life!! Violin? A punk rock band? Traveling America? I’m jealous!

    Comment by Tiffany A White — February 13, 2012 @ 3:11 pm | Reply

    • Thanks! As a friend of mine said though: all these adventures are pretty old. I need to go out and make some new ones.

      I’m sure there’s plenty of interesting stuff people don’t know about you either. Time to share?

      Comment by nascentnovelist — February 13, 2012 @ 5:45 pm | Reply

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