Monthly Archives: November 2015

NaNo Roundup

Somehow, we have all made it to the end of NaNo. Congratulations! My word count is . . . pathetic enough that I’d rather not share. And after the first week or two, I gave up on making my daily […]

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Expanding Writer Setting

Expanding Writer Setting

As I’ve said a few times this month, and last month, and the month before, NaNoWriMo is on my mind. As part of the prep work I keep bringing up, I’ve expanded my writer setting. I haven’t done anything truly […]

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DNF

DNF

Last week I started talking about the major points that stood out from Rae Carson’s keynote at Sirens Conference in October. This post, I want to talk about the second one. Rae mentioned how she loved to start things. She […]

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Writer’s Block

I have ridiculous writer’s block. Which is weird for me. Once I get over the hump of starting, I’m generally fine. Not this time. So in lieu of a proper post, I’m going to share a favorite research/procrastination source: Unseen […]

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Action and Opening Scenes: Yea, Nay, or Balance?

Action and Opening Scenes: Yea, Nay, or Balance?

It’s not surprising that over the course of WWC’s extended weekend in August, I heard contradictory pieces of information. Devil’s advocate that I am, I like to play both sides of the fence, unless it’s something really obvious where there […]

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Writing and Impostor Syndrome

While I’m on the topic of writing about keynote speeches at Sirens Conference, I thought I would touch on two really important points in Rae Carson’s keynote. The first point I want to touch on was her mention of continually […]

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