Posts Tagged "NaNoWriMo"


The Past I’m a planner by nature. In graduate school when I wrote papers I would take notes from sources, write an outline for my piece, organize my notes and sources into that outline and then, and only then, write my paper. Usually the process took a couple of weeks. I thought about the outline before actually developing it. I spent even more time thinking about the paper before actually writing it. This usually left me with...

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Two months ago I quit my job to be a writer. I’m nearly finished with my first book, started this blog, and am looking forward to launching my e-newsletter. I’m also looking forward to completing NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. The goal of NaNoWriMo is for writers to complete a novel during the month of November. 50,000 words. Zero excuses. The quality of the writing doesn’t matter; the goal is simply words on paper. After a...

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