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NaNoWriMo 2015. Day's 25/26/27 AND DONE!

NaNoWriMo 2015. Day 25/26/27.

Not enough coffee in the world. This may drive me to drink. I am pretty sure I am sitting in a public coffeeshop and may just have forgotten my pants today. 174 more words

Rules for the Second Draft (1)

Many of you have already crossed the finish line of 50,000 words. Congratulations. You should have your well deserved break and celebrate your success.

Now that you have won NaNoWriMo, we need to remind ourselves two things. 1,279 more words

Creative Writing

Taking my own advice

I have emphasized the importance of serious self editing since I started this blog. I have hit up various issues, pitfalls, and methods. I have outlined different ways to keep from getting discouraged. 374 more words


NaNoWriMo and My Progress

As many writers know, it’s National Novel Writing Month again, or NaNoWriMo. For those who don’t, it’s an amazing month to write a novel in, or at least 50,000 words. 475 more words


NaNoSomethingMo (and a small play thrown in)

Because I like an artificial deadline just as well as the next writer, I embarked on my own version of NaNoWriMo. More like NaNoReMo, because I intend to wrap up my second draft by the end of the month – and I know there is a thing called NaNoReMo, and it’s not in November, but never mind. 277 more words


The Road to Being Published

Hey all, sorry for not getting a post up on Monday. Somehow that fact that it was Monday escaped me…

For now, it’s Wednesday, so it’s time to look at how far I am with being published. 229 more words


Second drafts are...

Not fun. A giant jumble of confusion. Slow to write. Do they count for Nanowrimo? Maybe I should make it count for Nanowrimo! Is it cheating if you start Nanowrimo in October? 98 more words