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NaNoWriMo Diary 2019: Week 5 & Review

NaNoWriMo has concluded. As a part of my diary series I’m covering the last several days of NaNo and looking back at the month. The experience is always a unique one and this one was no different. Here we go… … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Diary 2019: Week 4

I’m continuing to share my NaNoWriMo month with everyone. There may be those who are wondering why. After all, I already won. The answer to that is contained in my diary for Week 4 below… Day 21: It’s Thursday and … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Diary 2019: Week 3

I’m continuing to share my progress as I strive to draft a complete novel in a month. I’ve done it many times before so the outcome isn’t in much doubt, but I still wanted people to see what it requires … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Diary, 2019: Week 2

I’m continuing to share my November experience writing a full novel in a month, not just the NaNoWriMo 50K. My expectation is Protecting the Pneuma Key will be about 120K. As a reminder: I live alone with Mr. Calvin, a … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Diary, 2019: Week 1

I’m trying something a little different this NaNoWriMo. I thought I’d share a little of my experience as it happens. Keep in mind that I only work part time in the mornings and live alone so my distractions are fewer. … Continue reading

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NaNo Planning … Not the Kind You’re Thinking

Every year I give what I believe is the best advice for NaNoWriMo. Sadly, I also see the results of those who either ignored the advice or didn’t hear it. It’s actually quite simple. Plan. No, not that kind. There … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Drafting Shadows

We’re inside the ten-day countdown to NaNoWriMo and I’m working hard on the narrative outline I started last weekend. There’s a strange division in my mind while I’m working on it. It’s as if part of my brain is pounding … Continue reading

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Another NaNoWriMo, Another Antagonist

When it comes to racing clocks, October’s clock has long legs and the determination to reach November sooner than I can plan my way there. Tick-tock, tick tock. Another day, another task for planning my November drafting. Extensive background and character … Continue reading

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My NaNoWriMo Self-Motivational Rant

It’s time for a talk with myself… Is it November yet? It feels like it given the way I’m racing the clock this month leading up to NaNoWriMo. For last year’s NaNo I wrote a sequel, which diminished my planning … Continue reading

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Running Down the Rabbit Hole

Awed by what she saw that no one else could see… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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