Category Archive: NaNoWriMo

Nov
04
2015

#WriterWednesday — Writer’s Life — #NaNoWriMo

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It’s November again, which means it’s also National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo for those involved. Basically, you try to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. To stay on track, you need to write 1667 words per day. That may or may not sound like a lot depending on where you are …

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Oct
10
2013

Twitter CLC 10/10/13 — NaNoWriMo

  Let’s Go, NaNo, Let’s Go! If you’re crazy and you know it, do NaNo! If you’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo, you’re probably wondering what the heck I’m cheering about. This week’s Chick Lit Chat on twitter at 8pm EST on Thursday October 10th is all about NaNoWriMo! Use hashtag #ChickLitChat to join in the …

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Oct
18
2011

NaNoWriMo 2011

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In case you are unfamiliar, November is known as NaNoWriMo month by writers. That stands for National Novel Writing Month. Each year, during the month of November, writers from all over the place take on the challenge of writing 50K in 30 days. It’s fun and crazy and makes you find writing time where you …

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Dec
09
2010

MIA

I feel like I’ve been missing in action around here for the last little while. Truth is, I’ve been working on editing my NaNo Novel for about three weeks now and it’s taking a long time. I’m just coming up on the halfway mark. I’ve added in approximately 6K words already while filling out the …

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Dec
01
2010

Accepting the Differences

So today I’m feeling inspired by my real life. I have two kids and the older they get, the more differences I see in them. I used to think that they were the same, but I think that was more wishful thinking on my part than anything else. See if they were the same, then …

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Nov
23
2010

Into the Holiday Season and the Start of Revisions

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  Today is the last day before Thanksgiving vacation starts for my kids, which means it’s the last day before vacation starts for me too. This year we plan to just celebrate the holiday as a family with a little turkey breast dinner (we don’t eat the dark meat so I buy one of those …

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Nov
18
2010

What I Learned From NaNoWriMo

I know that NaNoWriMo isn’t officially over yet, but since I hit my 50K I feel like I can say I’m done. Woot!! I still have more to do, but that’s beside the point. Moving on! Here are a few things I learned along the way while participating—and winning!—my first attempt at NaNoWriMo. 1. I …

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Nov
18
2010

My Official ‘Win’!!

50053!!! I did it! I ‘won’ at nanowrimo and well ahead of schedule! I can’t even believe that I did it. I’m a little bit in shock. And I’m just a little bit tired. Hahaha! My story is technically finished at this point since I just wrote the final scene, but there is still a …

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Nov
17
2010

Finish Line, I See You!!

Hello fellow NaNo peeps! I’m down to less than 5K left to write to officially ‘win’ at NaNoWriMo!!! I should be done in a day or two if all goes well with writing tonight and tomorrow! I’m so excited to know that I’m going to complete the goal I set for myself and ahead of …

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Nov
16
2010

And I'm Back!

Did anyone miss me? Did anyone know I was gone, LOL?! I just returned from vacation with my family. We went to Disney World for five days and it was wonderful! I can’t think of a better vacation we’ve had together as a family. But now that I’m back, it’s back to work! I tried …

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