Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

A novel experience through NaNoWriMo

I spent most of November doing something I always wanted to do, ever since I grabbed my first notebook at the age of 10 and started writing the first of hundreds of unfinished stories I’d write out, first in blue … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

The hiss of the radiator is my only companion in the early-morning darkness as I type this, well, that and the night of insomnia I’ve just (barely) endured. And this week’s quote sure hits home as I’m in the third … Continue reading

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Snippet from NaNoWriMo

“The red slashes of her phone number on the mirror looked like open woundson my reflection, and I smirked because they kind of were.” I’m a little more than 10,000 words in so far, and the story is going in … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“I can only write when it’s dark, so basically, my whole day is spent waiting for it to get dark.” David SedarisĀ  This is pretty much my philosophy — and it’s one I need to change, stat, as NaNoWriMo begins … Continue reading

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Because there’s no better month than NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo. For years I’ve seen its hashtag take over my Twitter feed every November, always intrigued and inspired by National Novel Writing Month and the thousands of its participants trying to write their version of the “Great American Novel.” Despite … Continue reading

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