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National Novel Writing Month Comes To An End #NaNoWriMo

Last night at Midnight (wherever you are in the world) NaNoWriMo came to end. Many will have completed the 50k word challenge (I know Bob wrote over 50k this month, but he didn’t actually participate) while others will have come short of the word count. 541 more words

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NANO Week 3 2015: This is me

Well, week 3 is over and this is the home stretch. There have been good days (3400+ words) and there have been bad days (458 words) but it feels pretty good to be on the up side of 40K words. 321 more words

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NaNoWriMo: The Inevitable Writing Stall

We’re in the final stretch of the NaNoWriMo marathon – day 23. Whether we started well or poorly, on time or late, with a well defined idea or not, we’ve been living in this reality of writing a novel in a month for 23 days now, and there is a mere  7 left. 320 more words


#NaNoWriMo: Racing to the end but life gets in the way...

So we are past the halfway point to the end of #NaNoWriMo and I’m sitting here thinking, WHY? WHY! WHY?! did I decide I could do this with a week long business trip to Write on the River to work with Bob AND right after hand surgery that has a 6 month recovery!? 3,229 more words


Programs for Writers: Scrivener

Did you know that there are computer programs designed especially for writers? If you look at the list of goodies from the NaNoWriMo sponsors, you’ll see several deals on programs such as Scrivener, Ulysses, Storyist, and Evernote. 526 more words

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Get Known before the Book Deal by Christina Katz

I picked up Get Known before the Book Deal by Christina Katz from the library not too long ago because I’ve enjoyed Katz’s work before, and once again, she delivered! 338 more words

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The All-Important Manuscript Format

If you’ve been looking at places to submit your work (book publishers, magazines, contests, etc.), you’ve probably noticed that just about all of them use the same term.  204 more words

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