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My NaNoWriMo 2015 Experience

As the month of November comes to a winding close, I want nothing more than to talk about my experience with National Novel Writing Month this year. 1,801 more words


Post-Nanowrimo 2015: 4297

Nano’s over, but the novel’s still going good.

Well. Going well.


I now have a chapter-by-chapter breakdown, at least for the chapters I have yet to write, and it will be 10 chapters full told, which feels like a sensible number. 464 more words

The V-Log

Five Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo 2015

As most of you know, I am usually a hand writer for first drafts. For this NaNoWriMo (which I just won) I decided I was going to type it entirely. 793 more words


Thirteenth writionglog: Nanowrimo Wrap-up!

Dear Anne,

Now it is the last writinglog and I will do some kind of wrap-up today. It has been a very great experience to write so much and so consciously for a whole month. 413 more words


Nanowrimo 2015: 6020 ...

… and counting.

I didn’t win Nanowrimo. I can’t physically write fast enough to close the gap; 5k words in 5 minutes is … a  290 more words


Why A Writer Should Know How to Spell (aka A Lesson in Common Sense)

You’d think that an author would know how to spell. I know I certainly do (think that, not that I know how to spell, which I also do), but it seems some have yet to recognize (yes, that has a… 1,509 more words


On Writing 50,000 Words in November

It was an up and down affair. Have you ever heard the folktale/joke routine That’s good, That’s bad? Mostly it’s the joke that goes, “Oh, that’s good. 529 more words