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    Catching November Up

    November has been a hard month. My life has changed in a lot of ways, and I’ve been incredibly busy. It is my expectation and belief that I will return my weekly posts in December. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Part of what makes November busy is NaNoWriMo. This year I took a different path than what I normally do, or at least have done in the past. NaNoWriMo 2016 is my third year of participating and also my third win as the above banner states. By far, this year has been the most difficult but not because the work was hard. Life! Life is hard. Sometimes I…

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    How To Gear Up For NaNoWriMo

    National Novel Writing Month begins in just a few weeks and if you haven’t begun to think about participating, it is time. National Novel Writing Month is a challenge that allows you to stretch yourself and grow and finally reach that dream to write a novel. The challenge is to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. If you’ve participated in the past, then this is another chance to take the next step. As writers, we are continually learning and improving our craft, NaNoWriMo is another opportunity for growth while completing a piece of writing. All that being said, November is not an easy month. However, you…

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    What’s Next???

    Where do I go from here? This is the question I’ve been pondering for the past couple of days? I’ve just finished my NaNoWriMo 2015 project. While that one is resting, I’m thinking ‘What’s next’? I could work on Anger Road, my 2014 NaNo project. This was my first novel and is currently in need of revision. Desperately!!! I still like this story and would like to finish it. Brenna’s story, based on a flash fiction piece I wrote a couple of years ago and can be read here, is in need of planning. Is this my next project? While I was working on my most recent piece, the ideas…