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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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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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The Week Two Blues

If this is your first year Nanoing, you may not be prepared for a little thing that happens when week two rolls around. This week is notoriously difficult, for everyone. Continue reading

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