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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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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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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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N is for Narrated by the Narrator | #AtoZChallenge

Narrator The speaker or voice who is telling the story. Narrator and narrative (a collection of events that are linked together in a particular order to tell a story) lead into point of view and types of fiction. Point of … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up NaNoWriMo 2016 — Here’s How We Did

Words in the Dark: Post 10 A huge congratulations to Leslie Hodgins, writing REBEL DESTINY, for earning her 2016 NaNoWriMo badge on Day 27 (Nov. 27) in the first year she attempted the challenge of writing 50,000 words in 30 … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Graph: The Dream and the Reality — What Does Yours Look Like?

Words in the Dark: Post 8 This is what my NaNoWriMo updates should look like Nov. 25, 2014, NaNo update: Early this afternoon, I passed the 45,000-word mark during a break at work. But I have to be pretty much … Continue reading

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