Tag: NaNoWRiMo

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One Key to Writing Success

One of the keys to the universe of success revealed itself to me today. I discovered that if I want to get some writing done then I will have to take time out of my day to write. I hear what you are all saying, “You want to be a writer and you did not …

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(Almost) Halfway through the NaNoWriMo Challenge

Halfway there (or almost any way) – the time in the NaNoWriMo challenge has past the two week mark and that means we are now surging towards the finish line. I already dropped the ball on one of my commitments. Writing every single day of the challenge will not happen for me. I missed a …

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Getting More with the NaNoWriMo Challenge

Creating a novel in a month should be a month, but I found that I am getting more with the NaNoWriMo challenge than just words in my computer. Pushing myself beyond my ordinary and expected, making new connections (and strengthening others), and even learning new ways to balance it all are just some of the …

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Keeping Momentum for NaNoWriMo

My desire to stay up until dawn to write collapsed with the birth of my first child. It took with it my ability to read a great book in one weekend, or the opportunity to pee without interruption – but that is a rant for another day. The excitement of the NaNoWriMo kickoff got lost …

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How to Write 6000 Words EACH Day

The day before the tornadoes hit our community and turned my world upside down (and a little sideways to boot), I managed to write 6000 words in one day. I also home school my three boys, feed them three meals a day, and try to keep the house in something that resembles order. Life is …

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Gearing up for National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month can be one more tool for the belt of the successful writer. It drives you to put words down without slowing to account for grammar, flow or even waiting for that annoying muse to show. You just have to WRITE. I have signed up for NaNoWriMo in the past, but things …