Category Archives: Nanowrimo

Gearing Up for NaNoWriMo 2018

I’ve participated in every NaNoWriMo since 2005. I don’t intend this year to be any different. But this time, I want to take you with me. Continue reading

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Nanowrimo 2013: Winner!

I totally won Nanowrimo 2013! Click through to read a teensy, tiny excerpt. Continue reading

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Lucy’s 5 Tips for Surviving NaNoWriMo

It’s November again, and you know what that means, kids. No, not time to bust out the Christmas decorations…time to write like crazy idiots for a month! Continue reading

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Deadlines and Motivation

A few months ago I submitted the first chapter of my YA paranormal to a young writer’s contest (at 25, I just qualify). In October they’ll contact the lucky 10 individuals who get to move on to the next round, and at that point they’ll have to submit the full manuscript. So of course, this means I have to have a finished manuscript by Oct 1st! Continue reading

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Goals, Goals, Goals…

Ever since Nanowrimo, I’ve been trying to finish my manuscript. By “trying to finish,” I really mean thinking a lot about how I should be writing, but not actually doing a lot of writing. The fact that I have left a … Continue reading

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Winner!

Just ‘won’ Nanowrimo, with a manuscript weighing in at 50,032 words. This is the first year I’ve finished a year early, and I was even behind from the beginning. I couldn’t have done it without my weekly write-in at Case … Continue reading

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National Novel…Outlining Month?

By week two a lot of people realize they’re just not ready for Nanowrimo this year. But don’t despair! You may not be aiming for 50,000 words anymore, but you can aim for something a bit more obtainable: a really rocking outline. Continue reading

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