|Tag yourself; I'm Dora ("¡Lo hicimos!")|
We did it! Twenty Eight is a little culmination of this whole project, and I'm excited for you to celebrate with me. (You can see all the NaCroWriMo puzzles here) But first:
I've learned a few things, but I don't want to take up too much space on what will already be a long post. Succinctly: 1) Just keep going. 2) Much of the time, done is better than perfect / Making imperfect things is useful experience. 3) Don't be afraid to ask for help - which leads to...
4) Find the people who make your work better. This is my success as much as it is yours. I absolutely couldn't have made and posted twenty eight puzzles in thirty days (omg!) without the help of every single person listed here:
And of course, Ada Nicolle, who started this whole nonsense in the first place. It wouldn't exist at all without her.
Honorable mentions go to those who directly or indirectly inspired themes, clues, seeds, or puzzles; helped with tech or testing; encouraged me to keep going when I was getting really tired there in the middle; and more: (Funny, this list used to be longer, but many who qualify ended up appearing above)
Now, finally, I present Twenty Eight: a celebration of this project and all that it's brought. Thank you all! And thanks to Christopher Adams for giving it a spin.
And hey, in other crossword news: