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It was a dark and stormy plot

I’ve been writing utter garbage for my current Camp NaNoWriMo novel. Utter unmitigated, unexpurgated, unadulterated gobs of goofy dreck and man-this-stuff-stinks garbage! But I’ve kept at it, commanding my fingers to type, forcing my hand across the pages of my … Continue reading


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NaNoWriMo: Planning? Structure? A Real Story? Who Knew?

I have had nine thirty-day novel-writing experiences (counting both NaNoWriMo and WriDaNoJu events) and I’ve learned a lot from each and every one of them. Mostly how not to finish a rough draft of 50,000 words in 30 days. Yes, I typed 50k words by … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo SIP (Synopsis In Progress)

I’m working away on my plan for the upcoming session of NaNoWriMo. Yes, I’ve been working on this story for a few months. And, yes, I’m starting over with it. Using writing tips from StoryFix, I’ve got part of the … Continue reading

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