Category Archives: National Novel Writing Month

a NaNoWriMo debrief

So I “finished” my NaNoWriMo project — working title, Dr. Forst — on Sunday. That’s three days early, for anybody who’s paying attention. Notice I’m not calling it a novel — I’m calling it a project. Because what I have … Continue reading

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Filed Under “Now Why Didn’t I Think of That”?

I wonder if anyone of the legions of NaNoWriMo writers is writing a novel about . . . NaNoWriMo? Wow. If only I’d thought of that . . . 17 days ago! If I had . . . Day 17. … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo. What’s a realistic time commitment?

To get to 50,000 words in 30 days, you have to produce an average of 1,667 words every day. No question, NaNoWriMo requires a time commitment! The question is, how much? I know about how fast I write for the … Continue reading

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My NaNoWriMo Cover!!!

TirzahLaughs did me another one, totally cracked me up!! I got me a NaNo Cover!!! Now just need to come up with 50,000 words to tuck beneath it :-)  

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TirzahLaughs Book Covers

For NaNoWriMo writers: TirzahLaughs is doing book cover roughs for NaNoWriMo participants — no charge. I won’t be able to use this cover she did for me as a final for my book — although it will be loosely based … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2011 planning update…

My NaNoWriMo prep is moving along nicely. I now have a dozen characters: two major, three supporting, and seven minor. I have a sense as well of themes, which include pursuing perfection/perfection as the enemy of the good — literally! … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, or: Just because it’s stupid doesn’t mean I’m not going to try it

If you’re a writer . . . Or have even thought about being a writer . . . And have spent any time at all kicking around the Interwebs over the past several years . . . You’ve probably stumbled … Continue reading

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