Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Wrapping Up NaNoWriMo 2017

Words in the Dark: Post 6 NaNoWriMo wraps up for another year, but for many writers the noveling has just begun as they move into a stage of completing the first draft, if not done already, and the revision process. … Continue reading

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Finished Her Novel After Winning NaNoWriMo Last Year — Now On Book 3 (Sneak Peek)

Words in the Dark: Post 5 Those of you who have been following my blog have met Leslie Hodgins, author and entrepreneur. In 2016 and 2017, Leslie has been on fire. Some of her accomplishments include: interviews on my blog … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: What If My Ideas Ran Out and I Can’t Finish?

Words in the Dark: Post 4 On November 18th, I was asked by a NaNo writing buddy what to do in this situation: So, I’ve had writer’s block and I don’t think my thoughts on my new story are developed … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Final Week!

Words in the Dark: Post 3 We’re 23 days out with only one week left to go of NaNoWriMo 2017. Go, Wrimos! I’ve checked in on the NaNo Buddies, and the word counts as of 3:00 p.m. today are as … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: 9th Day Out of the Gate

Words in the Dark: Post 2 Chilly weather, snow on the ground, shortening day length, and NaNoWriMo — a typical November. I’m not writing this year, but I am checking in on my NaNo Buddies, whose word scores on the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017 Kicks Off

Words in the Dark: Post 1 of 2017 It’s that time of year again: dark, snowy November days when the international NaNoWriMo community comes together for another annual writing marathon. First, some definitions from the Wikiwrimo pages (public) What is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Starter Pack

Do you take part in NaNoWriMo? The writing marathon starts in a week. Yes, it’s that time of year already! Below is a link to a wonderful overview of NaNoWriMo by Prakash Hegade, NaNoWriMo – Starter Pack, which includes answers … Continue reading

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The Camp NaNoWriMo That Never Happened

A message to writers: You missed your personal deadline? You’re not a failure We can make the best-laid plans, but sometimes life happens. There are things we can control and things we can’t. Patience is a must for writers. One … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Writing

Over the next few days, I am hosting a special visitor from Australia. Later in the week, I have a number of time-sensitive work projects to attend to. While I’m “away,” I have collected and scheduled articles from several categories … Continue reading

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Lessons I Learned with My First Book

Finishing a first book is like ramming an icebreaker ship through unforgiving ice. Or making a path through three feet of snow. Or knowing the direction to travel through the woods but spending most of the hike looking for the … Continue reading

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