Day 19 | The Brain Break

Nov 19, 2012 by

I’m taking a brain break today. At the time I’m writing this post, I have decided not to push myself. I am currently at...

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Day 17 | NaNoWriMo

Nov 17, 2012 by

Day 17. I hit 33,000 words just a little bit ago. Par for NaNoWriMo on this day should be around 28,300 words. It hasn’t been...

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Quandary on NaNoWriMo Day 13

Nov 13, 2012 by

On day 7 of NaNoWriMo, my motivation and inspiration began to lose steam. My word count was ahead of schedule. My outline was barely...

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NaNoWriMo | Day 3

Nov 3, 2012 by

This month, as some of you know, is National Novel Writing Month. We dedicate ourselves to writing 50,000 words in a month. Not a...

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Pre-NaNoWriMo Jitters

Oct 25, 2012 by

In just 6 days NaNoWriMo begins. “Thirty days and nights of literary abandon.” This will be my fifth. My FIFTH, even...

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Meek Beginnings

Jan 25, 2012 by

Last night, after investing an hour into only Part 1 of the 5-part Scrivener tutorial, I shifted my attention to outlining the...

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A Week Later

Dec 8, 2011 by

Eight days post NaNo and I can hardly believe so much time has passed away. Vanished, really. My NaNo project (a possible alternate...

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After Nano

Nov 30, 2011 by

So, it’s over. Thirty days of literary abandon. In its wake, over 50,000 words, more than 170 pages, and a sense of...

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My Precious

Nov 22, 2011 by

Do you know what is the most amazing and important aspect of NaNoWriMo? The dogged determination which arises within us when we come...

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NaNo, Day 4

Nov 4, 2011 by

It became an interesting challenge, beginning the NaNoWriMo contest while still on vacation in Maui. In fact, day 2 very nearly...

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NaNo in December

Dec 18, 2010 by

“December is for Editing.” This is the chant we whisper in our heads and hearts as we suffer through the month of...

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Post NaNoWriMo

Dec 4, 2010 by

Today, instead of working on finishing my story I began revising my husband’s 2009 NaNovel. He has wanted to do a joint novel...

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