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NaNo – unspeakable

We novelists love our wise sayings and rising speeches. "Come on and do the NaNoWriMo!" we cry to our fellow writers. "It is a journey! It will be an adventure!" And I can promise you all the glory of such words, too.... Continue Reading →

NaNo – The unexpected

What I love about NaNoWriMo is the unexpected gifts born of desperation. That's really the point of the month, isn't it? Desperate to finish the word count of the day, we start making stuff up, and occasionally find gems within... Continue Reading →

NaNo Update – 10 days in the trenches

Speaking to you live from the cave of your favorite Nomadic Troglodyte, I have ... *drumroll* a NaNoWriMo Update. So here's the thing about NaNoWriMo: it doesn't really inspire good writing. However, it inspires lots of writing, which is the... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Books 2016 – Introduce Your Novel

Somewhere in my deeply twisted writer's soul, I knew I needed this. It's why I dubbed my novel "Bill" and anthropomorphized him in the post, "Early Stages of a Novel - A Love Story". I knew I needed to introduce my... Continue Reading →

Early Stages of Novel – A Love Story

Every writer will tell you a different story. No, I'm not making some grand philosophical point, I'm telling you that each writer will literally inform you, should you be so bold as to ask, of the beginning of their conception... Continue Reading →

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