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NaNoWriMo: T –1 Days ~~~~~ Write Your Joy!

Magna Carta: a document or piece of legislation that serves as a guarantee of basic rights.

In “No Plot? No Problem!” we are urged to create two lists. 217 more words


Who's ready for NaNoWriMo 2014? (Tips included)

National Novel Writing Month strikes yet again this year. Will you do it? Are you up to the challenge? Can you write a novel in a month? 351 more words


NaNoWriMo: T –2 Days ~~~~~ Things To Think About

What do you want more than anything else in the whole wide world? Why don’t you have it? What is preventing you from getting it? Writing – or even reflecting – on this can put you in the right frame of mind for considering your characters and their own fondest dreams, dearest wishes, and highest aspirations.   339 more words


NaNoWriMo: T –3 Days ~~~~~ Something to Do

Following are several exercises from “Ready, Set, Novel!”


The Love List (pg. 12)

  • Make a list of things that excite, inspire or intrigue you.
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NaNoWriMo: T –4 Days ~~~~~ The Power of Onerosity

I cannot, of course, do justice to Chris Baty’s wise  exposition and witty delivery in encouraging WriMos in their schemes to succeed. You must get that flavor direct from him. 737 more words


NaNoWriMo: T –5 Days ~~~~~ Your Support System

In one sense noveling is a solitary pursuit, in much the same way as we are each alone inside our own heads. But neither our solitary existence, nor our writing ventures should take place in a vacuum. 457 more words


NaNoWriMo: T –6 Days (RIP #7) ~~~~~ Writing Over, Under, Around & Through

This weekend was a match between me & my life and me & my writing. My writing plans were foiled by a getaway with my sisters. 516 more words