Monthly Archives: November 2015

NaNoWriMo – 30 – Push Past the Bullshit NO Fail Writing Plan

I consider this my anti-NaNoWriMo writing plan. Not in the sense of, “Ew, I don’t like National Novel Writing Month,” but in the way that, if you don’t have time to do a deep fast month-long dive, here is a

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NaNoWriMo – 29 – I’m Busy

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NaNoWriMo – 28 – Success Comes in Cans

  I’ve been concentrating on the CANS rather than my blog. So, my goal of posting every day in November is coming up against the rest of my life. Enjoy the pix these last few days.  🙂 –> 46,676 <–

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NaNoWriMo – 27 – Don’t Stop!

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NaNoWriMo – 26 – Don’t Tell Me You’re Too Old

 To build any creative life you need two things: dreams and action. ~~ Ariel Gore  Video hasn’t killed the lit star yet. James Michener was forty when he published Tales of the South Pacific. Frank McCourt was a sixty-six-year-old retired

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NaNoWriMo – 25 – Meanwhile, Back in the Word Mines

Writing is an act of cultivating interest. ~~ Chuck Wendig This is why writers must write a great deal, because that instinct doesn’t come immediately, or even naturally. Every word reinforces the colonic choir of intestinal instinctive flora that populates

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NaNoWriMo – 24 – What Dialog IS …and ISN’T

…dialogue should always be a compression and extension of action. Speaking … comes from energy not inertia. …characters talk in fiction because they want to further their own ends. ~~James Scott Bell Notes from:  Chapter 2 What Dialogue Is …And

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