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NaNo Lessons: What I Learned From A Month Of Writing Really Fast – Part Two

So here we go. More lessons learned from completing a first draft of a novel (albeit a short one) in less than a month. Part Two: What I Learned About Myself I can get a lot done in 15 minutes. … Continue reading

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NaNo Lessons: What I Learned From A Month Of Writing Really Fast – Part One

I finished NaNoWriMo. I completed the word count goal with 51,219 words on Friday, November 21. Twenty-one days. My story is not finished, but it’s an acceptable first draft. I can see revising it into something worth reading; I can … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Quiet Zone

This is to let you know that I’m going dark for a month. I’m doing NaNoWriMo with my writing group this year. And not a modified NaNo like I’ve done in the past. An actual NaNo, where I’m going to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Fail

I’ve probably told you before that I don’t love NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for a lot of reasons. Not the least of which is that they set it up for November which is, in my humble opinion, the shortest month of … Continue reading

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My NaNoWriMo Challenge

So I happen to think NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a really bad idea in a lot of ways. I think that simply pounding out 50,000 words with no regard to content will get you into a lot of bad … Continue reading

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