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NaNo progress

I announced my intention to use the frenzy of November NaNoWriMo to finish the edits on my Cassandra story, and that you, my loyal blog readers, were to keep me accountable. So here’s my progress report: I’m on page 116 of 350. I’ve written four n… Continue reading

The NaNo Challenge (aka No More Whining)

I’ve been lazy. Or bored. Or terrified. No, lazy is the word needed here. In September, Andy Meisenheimer at The Editorial Department critiqued my latest novel, CASSANDRA’S CURSE. He didn’t tear it apart. He packed fifty pounds of C4 into chapter … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, oh my!

Only 2 days left until NaNoWriMo!If you don’t know what that is, I’d be happy to explain. Twelve years ago, some writers declared November National Novel Writing Month. All you have to do is write a 50,000 word work of fiction, from scratch, durin… Continue reading

Drum Roll Please…

For anyone who’s been following along, NaNoWriMo (that’s “National Novel Writer’s Month”) ended last Sunday. The goal was to write 50,000 words during the month of November. I decided to participate, although I didn’t officially sign up, with the … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day Six

It’s day six of the National Novel Writing Month, and I’m sinking. I wrote nearly 900 words in the past few days, then realized that they were all drivel. And they fell in the wrong part of the story. And they contained the wrong characters. I cou… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Oh My!

The 2008 NaNoWriMo contest begins November 1, and I’d love to give it a whirl this year.If you don’t know anything about NaNoWriMo, visit their website at nanowrimo.org. If you don’t want to mess with all that, I’ll outline it here. Basically, Nov… Continue reading