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NaNo No No By Kait Carson

Oops, I confess. I am a NaNo No No.

For those who don’t know, NaNo (a/k/a NaNoWriMo), is the National Novel Writing Month. There are numerous stories behind the creation of NaNo. 577 more words

Book Review: On Writing, and No Plot? No Problem!

Today I’m doing something a little different. I’m reviewing two books in one go. There are certain books that are more difficult to give a longer review to. 934 more words

Book Recs

The Good And Bad Novel Lists

I am planning my NaNoWriMo novel (*screams*) and I am using the lovely book called No Plot? No Problem! by Chris Baty (aka NaNoWriMo founder). In it, Chris suggests listing two lists: the Good Novel List and Bad Novel List (or, as he calls it, Magna Carter I and Magna Carter II). 256 more words

Writing Advice

NANOWRIMO IS COMING: Written in Stone

Of course, that title isn’t to insinuate that once you write something during November, you can never take it back. (Gods forbid, because I can’t imagine any of my stories staying there. 756 more words

Writing

Revisiting Imperfection

As November peeks around the corner, I always find myself thinking about NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. In honor of that and my continued quest for imperfection, let’s have a flash back to April 2012…. 734 more words

Writing

Preparing for NaNoWriMo? Step 1: Clear the Decks and Collect Ingredients

A friend (waving to Jane!) asked me how to prepare for National Novel Writing Month and after I sent her the third e-mail, suggested I write a blog post since November 1st is coming right up. 450 more words

Trying New Things

“There is no pressure on you to write a brilliant first draft.  Because no one ever writes a brilliant first draft.”

-Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!