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NaNoWriMo 2016 – I have a new notebook!

I am so not ready – but what the heck. If I can knock out a 2,000 word review for a bad book, surely I can manage 1,667 a day. Right? …Right? Of course right. Mebbe.

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No Plot? No Problem! – Chris Baty

I have a checkered past with National Novel Writing Month. I first signed up for it years ago, and then my mother broke her hip and everything else went by the wayside. I tried again in 2010, and won, and … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: the aftermath

Okay.  So.  NaNoWriMo is over.  It was a truly wonderful experience.  The 50K + words (about 62K) have been written, recorded, and verified.  It would have been very cool to have kept a blog about the process, but I begrudged … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Winnah!

I was fairly sure I could do it – – but!  By the NaNoWriMo word count validator I hit 50,651 words at about 6:55 pm.   And it feels amazing.  I was what they fondly call a “NaNo rebel” – I did … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Culture

There are a lot of reasons I don’t like the internet. I know, stupid to say, given the number of hours I rack up and, well, my current mode of expression. But seriously – the trolls often seem to outnumber … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Approacheth!

I can’t remember where I first heard about National Novel Writing Month … but I think my first reaction to it was “You’re kidding, right?”  The goal, you see, is to write a full novel in a month (November): 50,000 … Continue reading

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