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How to Prepare for NANOWRIMO

Welcome September! Fall is nearly upon us. And we all know what that means. We are officially TWO MONTHS AWAY from NANOWRIMO! 

For those who may not be familiar with the term, NANOWRIMO stands for National Novel Writing Month. 341 more words


Day 41

For some reason I managed to write. I got a lot done in about an hour and I’m really shocked by it. I can’t really explain it. 151 more words


When writing becomes forced

73500 words. That’s how many words I’ve written so far and yet everything I’ve written the past week reflects 100% what Stephen King had written in his book… 263 more words


Short Cuts and Dirty Writing Tricks: How to Keep Your Story Outline in Proportion

Most screenwriting writers will have experienced the treatment/outline writing dilemma, whether it’s for a feature, short film, TV episode, audio drama, or any other preliminary blueprint for the final version. 409 more words


Fountain Pens For Writing

Pen and paper is often overlooked as a method of communication. Most prefer to keyboard their written correspondence, then send it via social media, a text, or email. 889 more words


Building a Chronology

By now, we know roughly who and what the story is going to be about, and where it’s going to take place. Now we need to work out who is going to do what, and in what order. 1,197 more words


Surprising Myself

I just finished reading over the first draft of Featherfolk! When I began, I wasn’t sure if the manuscript had sat long enough for me to gain the distance and fresh eyes I need to revise. 109 more words