Write some B/A fic totaling at least 5000 words: Worked on it. :( Yes, this was supposed to be my IWRY story, and no, I didn't finish. It's over 16k now, but none of them will count until it's posted. Show of hands for anyone who wants to start reading it anyway?
Probably worked on something. Don't really remember. Look, I was trying really hard to finish the B/A fic.
Make something for my nephew and/or nieces: Painted and glazed the Fluffy sculpture, so this one's a checkmark! Tried to take pictures the other night but couldn't get a good one.
Complete any kind of painting: These wolves in watercolor. Check!
Use Photoshop: Finished my library book and made a couple manips I probably wouldn't have been able to do before, calling it a win.
Finish a book a month: Reinventing Comics by Scott McCloud. It was written in 2000 and it shows; plus, the word 'reinventing' tends to turn me off, so I went into it with skepticism coloring my admiration for his other works. Calling it the worst of his trifecta isn't as hard a criticism as it would be if the other two weren't so good, but I must admit my favorite part was probably digging around internet archives for the altercation I remembered between him and Penny Arcade shortly after it was published. That was the first time I'd heard the name Scott McCloud. Things have changed! Anyway, this is a graphic novel but it reads like a book. It will have to do since I don't have anything else.
Read one poem every night before going to sleep: I really like the variety in Good Poems, especially after a thick collection by a single poet. Plus they were originally selected to be read on the radio, so they sound good out loud.
Catch up on Doctor Who: With some difficulty, found the place where I left off some-odd years ago. Wrapped up S7 and finally got to see the "Day of the Doctor" special which I'd been looking forward to for a long time. More Tennant than I expected and fewer other returning guest stars, but that suited me fine. Good times! Full speed ahead, but I'm letting myself out early if I don't like the Twelfth Doctor.
Finish and post my homebrew 30-day meme: Worked on it. I may as well reveal now that this is actually a series of essays about my favorite things, which is why it's taking so long. I have enough written that there's no turning back, but having it ready to post in December or even January may be a little too optimistic.
So I guess October was the month of art and November will be the month of writing, which is appropriate. I'm thinking about my 2017 resolutions and NaNoWriMo might land a place. Maybe I can warm up this year by writing 50k total words that aren't a novel.