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Time to Celebrate

I hit my NaNoWriMo goal today: 50,000 words, and with three days to spare.  These last few days were a bit of struggle as I’ve hit a rough spot in my novel.  I need to move my characters through about … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Week 3

It’s been a good writing week.  I got a go “recommended” review for one of my stories (more on that later), I wrapped up the first part of my novel, and I’m well into the second.  I’m pleased with my … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Week 2

Week two of NaNoWriMo is over.  Although the writing came a little harder this week, I managed to stay on pace and power through to the one-quarter point of my novel.  I’m getting close to finishing the first act of the story, and most … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Week 1

The first week of NaNoWriMo is over, so it’s time for a quick update on my progress.  I wasn’t very confident that I would be able to succeed in this year’s NaNoWriMo, but the first week went surprisingly well, and has proven to … Continue reading

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Bang! We’re Off!

National Novel Writing Month is officially here.  Good luck to anyone taking part, and I hope I see you at the finish line.  Now to work!  To work!

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Six Tips for NaNoWriMo Success

I’ve hit the target goal of 50,000 words for the each of the four times I’ve participated in National Novel Writing Month, so I guess I could be described as a bit of a veteran.  While every writer is different, I thought … Continue reading

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Ready or Not: NaNoWriMo is Coming

For the past four years, I’ve taken part in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for those in the know.  For those not familiar with NaNoWriMo, it’s a celebration of writing with a challenge for all those who wish to participate: write a … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: The Final Tally

November is over.  NaNoWriMo has officially ended.  Whew!  With yesterday’s effort, I finished just shy of 53,000 words for the month.  While I made the NaNoWriMo word count, I came up short on the goal of finishing the draft of my novel.  … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Week 3

It was a struggle, but the third week of NaNoWriMo is over.  Surprisingly, I’m still hanging in there—good thing I got ahead of the word count the first two weeks, because my gains were lost last week while I was traveling for … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Week 2

Week two of NaNoWriMo is over.  My writing got a little sporadic last week as some day-job items needed extra attention, but I managed to keep the NaNoWriMo pace.  Here’s an update on the word counts: Nov 8—1,775 words Nov 9—1,150 … Continue reading

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