"You love challenge." Not really. Nerd alert: I was part of my high school's Academic Decathlon team. On the practice test, I did really well on the Language & Literature portion, but during the real deal at regionals? I kept second-guessing my answers and ended up scoring pretty low. I can't handle timed pressure. This is why I would be a bad contestant on any number of reality TV shows. For writers, there's the current NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge. Kudos to those … [Read more...]