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david-henry-sterry's picture
Pitchapalooza makes its triumphant return to our nations capital in July. Washington, come pitch us your books! WHAT: Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only kinder & gentler). Twenty writers will be selected at random to pitch their book. Each writer gets one minute—and only one minute...
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One of the things that separate amateurs from professionals is their ability to rewrite their novels, to transform them from beautiful but unshaped pieces of clay into glorious works of art that take the breath away. This transformation doesn’t happen magically. It is the result of numerous edits....
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Nanowrimo Pitchaplooza announces 25 pitches: c if u got chosen! vote 4 yr favorite http://www.thebookdoctors.com/category/2013-nanowrimo
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January 23: everything u need 2 know 2 get your novel the love it deserves: http://bit.ly/TYukI3
kim-packard's picture
Now that NaNoWriMo 2012 is officially over, I've come to realize that I have a method for writing when I write day after day. I wrote on the average 1600 words per day for the first five days, then took a day off. Three more days of writing, then another day off. Altogether, I took four days off,...
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So, I have gone off and done this terrible thing of writing my first 51,456 word long draft of fiction on command, i.e. within 30 days. I loved the experience of writing a novel in the cloud using Yarny.com and seeing those bars line up in a bar graph and show me how I write from day to day in...
cliff-burns's picture
Every month is NaNoWriMo around here. I don't need special events and hoopla to compel myself to sit at a desk and commence my magnum opus. Nope, I've been putting pen to paper for a quarter of a century now, day in and day out. That's what real writers do, ladies and gentlemen. They don't talk...
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I was wondering how NaNoWriMo benefits young writers, especially those whose mother tongue is not English and learned from this article http://jessicawiseinmyshoes.blogspot.com/2012/05/adventure-nanowrimo-is-... that it is good for developing an identity in the English language, something I had not...
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It’s National Novel Writing Month — NaNoWriMo — and I’m supposed to be writing my novel right now, even as falling leaves continue to blanket my front yard and sidewalk and my garden waits for me to mix compost into the beds and cover them with the aforementioned leaves. I’ve got 2,000 words to...
kathleen-heady's picture
This year, for the first time, I participating in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. The goal is to write 50,000 words during the month of November. This is a pretty short novel, but a darned good start. I have been so caught up in the release and promotion of Lydia’s Story that...