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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: 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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Surprising Things I Learned the Year I Won NaNoWriMo

My books develop over time. That’s not to say I don’t practise free-flow writing. In fact, I collect free-flow scenes and chapters, the ones that are written in the moment, raw and uncensored, or where the characters wrestle for the … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Write a Fresh NaNoWriMo Novel Every Year

A writer friend told me about NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) ten years ago. I’ve been obsessed with the event ever since. As the NaNoWriMo community gears up for another November of marathon writing, I am excited to partake, but … Continue reading

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