Prep-tober 2017 #2: These Few Questions

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October is already half over and I’m sure many of you are already feeling the pressure that these two months, October and November, inevitably bring every year for those participating in NaNoWriMo. I’m not taking in all of the pressures this year, but I am tapping into them. Continue reading “Prep-tober 2017 #2: These Few Questions”

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Prep-Tober 2017 #1: October Means Many Things

October marks the beginning of many things: Fall, the Halloween season, the rush of the holidays that consume our lives in the last three months of every year, and for hundreds of writers around the world, both seasoned and green, the beginning of a hectic writing challenge known as National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo.

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap Up

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Replace cleaning with keeping up with the word count and this is perfect.

NaNo Year One was a challenge and its difficulties more apparent only because the task was new. Year One, nor any year following has rivaled in hardships and pressures when compared to NaNo 2016, my fourth year participating in the NaNoWriMo 30Days, 50K Writing Challenge, and no year has taught me more.  Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap Up”

NaNoWriMo 2015: Week 2

If you’re struggling right now… Keep looking up, looking around, and eventually you’ll find the inspiration you need to drive your story forward once more.

Hello WriMos!

I hope you are all trying with all your might to meet everyday’s word count. Coming toward the end of week 3 I know I am struggling, hard. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2015: Week 2”

My Night of Writing Dangerously

My favorite portion of the evening was when Marissa Meyer, author of the Luna Chronicles featuring Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter, moved to the front to speak to all the WriMos present.

NOWD 3After participating in the annual NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge for three years, I finally decided to attend their event, Night of Writing Dangerously, for the first time.

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