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Another rough draft done

Yesterday, I finished the novel I started writing for NaNoWriMo. It includes significant sections written without commas and employing quotation dashes.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.


Awards, Fails, and Tales

Hey all! This post was supposed to go up Tuesday, but I never got around to it. It’s been a few months since I did a personal and professional update on here so here we go!¬† 636 more words


Start thinking about your 2015 writing goals now...I am!

At the start of 2014 I did something that I have never done before. I set myself a writing goal. My goal was ‘to take some positive steps towards becoming a better writer’. 377 more words


Silly season = Death to productivity!

I am sure you already know what this about.

Yup the holiday season and how it fills your days and takes you away from your keyboard or project. 126 more words

Trade of Terror

I hope this scares me into action.

These were the words on my mind as I emailed the first draft of my first novel, raw and tender, to my writer friend for its very first critique.

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Finishing NaNoWriMo

Like many other writers, I took the November writing challenge to complete fifty thousand words or more in one month. The difficulty of writing nearly two thousand words every day proved to be far greater than I originally anticipated. 362 more words


Nanowrimo Musings

So I have gotten through Nanowrimo month victorious! For the uninitiated, Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is absurd on the face of it. 540 more words