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pat-bertram's picture
Nov.05.2010
While walking in the desert today, I saw a dead rattlesnake. I hesitated to take a photo, not wanting to memorialize death, but it was so beautiful lying there, that I went ahead and snapped an image of it. Although it looked vibrant, as if it were sleeping, I could see that it had been run over....
pat-bertram's picture
Nov.03.2010
I’m sticking to my NaNoWriMo schedule, though I’ve developed an aversion to my character. She sounds whiney and self-pitying, which is normal since she’s grieving, but I need to make her sympathetic, special, someone a reader would care about. She is not coming alive for me. Often books start with...
lorraine-bentham's picture
Nov.02.2010
Well nanowrimo is upon us again.  Day two and despite pressure of work I'm ahead of the required word count which is a huge relief.  Using nano to kick start my latest novel.
tad-kershner's picture
Nov.01.2010
I started NaNoWriMo 2010 with 2306 words today! I'm always strong out of the gate, but that's my best lead ever. To keep it up for 29 more days, I've decided to use what just became my #1 top favorite NaNo tip. Put on your favorite music. Put your fingers on the home row. Close your eyes. (And...
nina-amir's picture
Oct.31.2010
It’s October 31st, an auspicious date not because it's Halloween but because it's the day before Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) begins. Not only that, I know National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts tomorrow as well. Now some nonfiction writers choose to be NaNo Rebels and to write...
nina-amir's picture
Oct.31.2010
It’s October 31st, an auspicious date not because it's Halloween but because it's the day before Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) begins. Not only that, I know National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts tomorrow as well. Now some nonfiction writers choose to be NaNo Rebels and to write...
beverley-minarich's picture
Oct.31.2010
Tomorrow I begin a month long novel writing frenzy. A friend of mine, knowing I needed a push to "just write," suggested I participate in National Novel Writing Month (www.nanowrimo.org). In May I signed up with great gusto. As the months passed, and the story I was working on at that...
jt-ellison's picture
Oct.30.2010
    I had to make an executive decision about my writing this week. As I’ve discussed here before, I switched from Word to Scrivener, and tried writing my 6th book in it. Things went well up to a point, but in the end I caved and went back to Word. Then I went to Pages. Then back to...
david-alderman's picture
Oct.28.2010
So here we are. It's almost November. The leaves are changing. The air is cooling. And I smell fresh ink in the distance. That's right, it's just about time for National Novel Writing Month. National Novel Writing Month - or NanoWrimo for short - is a contest that writers from all over the...
nancy-hirstein-smith's picture
Oct.24.2010
The start of NaNoWriMo 2010 is only one week away! I was a winner in 2008, when I did it completely by the book.  I also tried again in March of 2009, but gave up when my favorite aunt died half way through. In November 2009, I didn't get much further either. I have been an avowed NaNoWriMo...