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NaNoWriMo begins again!

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo.  My daughter introduced me to NaNoWriMo a few years ago.  I thought it would be fun, but I never got organized enough to follow through.  Last November I took up the challenge, and in one month I wrote a novel. It was a heady, exhilarating experience.  I… Continue reading NaNoWriMo begins again!

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I Did It!

I did it!  I finished my novel!  City of the Giants stands at 80,014 words and 309 pages.  Yippee!  Wow, what a month it's been.  I've had a wonderful time creating this story.  Now comes the hard part of rewriting and editing.  But first I've got to get Christmas taken care of.  A little more… Continue reading I Did It!

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The End is Near

National Novel Writing Month is almost over, and I am on the home stretch of the first draft of my book, City of the Giants.  It’s been a crazy, wonderful, amazing month of writing.  I love the creative flow that happens when I can just write.  So far, I’ve got 68,594 words (266 pages) which… Continue reading The End is Near

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NaNoWriMo

It’s November, and you know what that means.  It’s NaNoWriMo!  National Novel Writers Month is the time when writers abandon sane schedules, spouses, entertainment, sleep, and sometimes even food in favor of writing like crazy for an entire month.  And the reward is... the satisfaction of having reached your goal of 50,000 words.  (And maybe… Continue reading NaNoWriMo