Monthly Archives: November 2010

What I learned from #NaNoWriMo

All right, so I didn’t “win” NaNoWriMo. I only wrote about 18,000 words during this month (plus whatever I manage to write tonight, if anything). But if you add in the 8,000 words I already had for this manuscript, I have … Continue reading

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Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Going Bovine by Libba Bray A weird, wacky ode to Don Quixote (free Kindle version). I might go so far as to call it a modern retelling, but I haven’t read Don Quixote book in so long that I’m not … Continue reading

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How to Form Your Own Critique Group: Step #3

Now that you’ve planned out your group and advertised for members, what’s next? Step #3: Selecting Members Once you have a bunch of people interested in your group, how do you select members? At first you may not need to … Continue reading

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Blog vacation (and baby monkey pic)

I’m off celebrating my birthday someplace warm. I’ll be back next week with another exciting blog post. Till then, here’s a picture of a baby monkey: image by Mohd Khomaini Bin Mohd Sidik

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My goals for NaNoWriMo

I’m participating in NaNoWriMo this year! The point of National Novel Writing Month is basically to take one month to write one new full novel of at least 50,000 words. While I will be taking a novel I’ve already started … Continue reading

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How to Form Your Own Critique Group: Step #2

Now that you’ve planned out your group, what’s next? Step #2: Finding Members If you are already part of a large writing group, it may not be too hard to find people to join your group. The now fairly well … Continue reading

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