Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Top Five Things This Writer Is Thankful For

‘Tis the season for giving thanks, and here are my top five things (in no particular order) that I’m thankful for this November–related to writing, of course! Bloggers and twitter followers Without the continued chatter among bloggers and tweeters, where … Continue reading

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How to “Win” NaNoWriMo

Last month, I explained National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and now it’s here! As I write this, I have written 11,000 words into my second novel, The Devil Before Me since November 1. Crazy? Yes. And that’s why I do it. I’m … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo approaches…

It’s October, and you know what that means! Pumpkin spice everything–and NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. Never heard of it? Read Kristen Kieffer’s excellent distillation on her blog, well-storied. In a nutshell, it’s a bazillion people trying to write 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Plotting vs. Pantsing

Are you a plotter or a pantser? Do you need a method to help you plan without making you feel cornered? Continue reading

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