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NaNoWriMo 2016 11-9 I Am a Writer

This is catch-up day for me. I had four days in a row where my time was taken up by circumstances beyond my control. Today, I am catching up. I took a day off work and I’m going to plonk

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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 – 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 – 3 – You Can Do This

Have I mentioned Chuck Wendig? *blinks*   I haven’t? Well, Chuck is a writer and writing blogger, or is that blogging writer?  He blogs about writing and has a huge following, and he’s a writer. His blog recently celebrated its 15th

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Opening Line – Writing Prompt

This week’s challenge from Chuck Wendig is to leave an opening line for a story in the comments. Here’s what I submitted: I’m not saying the old widow could do it… not exactly, but many were the whispers of recommendation,

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Radioactive ~ Photo Prompt for a Writing Challenge

BEHOLD A VISITOR TO THE LIBRARY ~~~~~~~~~~

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3 Sentence Story Flash Fiction Challenge: Improbability

This is a Chuck Wendig challenge from November 7, 2014. Our assignment, to tell a story in three sentences. This is one we posted directly into the comments at Terrible Minds. I decided to post it here, too. IMPROBABILITY There

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