Category Archives: NANOWRIMO

WHOOPS, I DID IT AGAIN.

Last fall, I participated in NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, where thousands of writers around the world take on the challenge of writing 50,000 words in thirty days. I wrote a few posts about the beginning, the middle and the … Continue reading

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I WROTE A BOOK—NOW WHAT? PART TWO: EDITING

Remember when I said, “Don’t worry about editing, just write.”? Well, that was cute for the first draft. But once that’s finished, it’s time to get serious and start the editing process. To paraphrase Ernest Hemingway,  E.B. White, Roald Dahl … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE FINISH LINE.

I have never been happier to say goodbye to November. And yes, I know it’s already been over for a handful of days—but it took me a while to recover. Don’t get me wrong—November is one of my favorite months. … Continue reading

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RING IN THE NEW BOOK!

Last night was a little like New Years Eve, except a lot more stressful. There was the countdown to midnight. There was a chilled glass of (rose) champagne. And when the clock struck 12:00, there was…writing? If I’m being honest, … Continue reading

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READY, SET, WRITE!

Today is the last day of October, which means tomorrow is the first day of November, which means it’s the first day of NaNoWriMo—National Novel Writing Month—the day that I have been both excited for and terrified of. One of … Continue reading

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NANO-WHAT?!?

NANOWRIMO. If you are a member of any writing group, chances are you’ve seen this acronym pop up in the past few weeks. It stands for NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth, and it’s as crazy as it sounds. During the 30 … Continue reading

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