Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Zero moment

Zero moment: that minuscule space in time before you do something that changes you forever. I’m a writer, and I think of myself as always having been one. But it’s not true. I have first, foremost and absolutely been a dedicated … Continue reading

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On a roll with NaNoWriMo: 30,205 words, and counting.

The story: a crazy invention from my beloved niece, about family. Not our family, but a family. Each person has their weaknesses and strengths, or “struggles” and “abilities”. As debilitating as their struggles are, their strengths are little superhero powers. … Continue reading

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It's National Novel Writing Month again!

Calling all creative minds… Let’s novel! National Novel Writing Month is about to begin. This annual event pits you against your inner editor (troublesome fellow: more on him below) to write 50,000 words – the equivalent of a novella – … Continue reading

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Bring me that ol' NaNoWriMo talent, any day

From an interview with a literary agent in the fascinating online magazine Guernica, about the agent’s beliefs about talent. He says he means to provoke with the following statement: “I frankly think that initiatives like National Novel Writing Month are insulting … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Second novel in the Spy Act series

I finished my novel!   I wrote over 50,000 words in the month of November, on a novel I haven’t named yet. It’s the second in a series – a fantastic spy novel. Here’s the (as yet unpublished) jacket blurb: … Continue reading

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