Preparation (for NaNo) and Revision (to Goals)

It may seem ludicrous to consider participating in National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNo, NaNoWriMo, or just November to the rest of the world) when I’ve had to cut back to posting here only once a month, but I’m doing […]

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National Novel Writing Month: Final Check-In

National Novel Writing Month: Final Check-In

Kathleen is back this week to report how her NaNoWriMo went! It’s been over a week since National Novel Writing Month 2017 ended—past time for me to give you my check-in #3 post*, which concludes this series. First, some stats: […]

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NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

From Kathleen: a status report! I’ve fallen behind! I was doing pretty well until Day 13, when I didn’t quite make the word count. After that, I compounded things by not adding to my novel for the next 6 days. […]

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Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Since January I have been jonesing to tackle NaNoWriMo. Every time I post a goals check in and write TBD I stare at it with a sense of dread and anticipation. After the disaster that defined November 2016, I was determined […]

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NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

I haven’t properly participated in NaNoWriMo in over a decade. (Holy crap, National Novel Writing Month has been around longer than a decade! I feel old now.) Those half-assed modified years don’t count, if only because I never took them […]

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Anti-NaNoWriMo, a Wrap-up Assessment

Anti-NaNoWriMo, a Wrap-up Assessment

This year, I did an anti-NaNoWriMo. Basically, I would resist the siren call of NaNoWriMo, evade the writing community pressure to participate, and concentrate on everything but writing. Now that November is officially over-and-out, I thought I would recap how […]

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