Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 – I’m In!

I hinted in my most recent post that I want to participate in this summer’s Camp NaNoWriMo. So, allow me to make it official: I’m in! Last July, I used the Camp to write new passages on two novel works … Continue reading

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Too Many Good Ideas

Leafing through critique notes from one of my stories written a few years ago, I found a curious comment from a fellow aspiring writer: “Your curse is that you have too many good ideas.” Suffice it to say, I disagreed … Continue reading

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Instead of NaNoWriMo…

I wish success for all those who are participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. More importantly, I’m cheering for all of you to learn something new about the craft of storytelling, and to have a lot of fun in the process. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – The Flip-Flop Pre-Game Show

With only a few days to go before the start of NaNoWriMo 2018, my participation debate with myself is based on what kind of story I want to write. That’s heavily insinuating I’m actually going to participate. And that’s because … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – The Planner / Pantster Approach

Towards the beginning of each NaNoWriMo campaign, I usually see plenty of digital traffic detailing how each participant is going to handle the task of creating their new first draft of a novel: are they going to plan ahead, or … Continue reading

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Random Bouts of Randomism

Every summer, just before the new school season starts up, a major retailer sells the old school 100-page marble notebooks for 50 cents each. I’ve been known to grab a handful of them each time I shop. Currently, I have … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2018 – Victorious Failures

Congratulations to all the writers, whether professional, aspiring, or recreational, who completed this year’s Camp NaNoWriMo challenge! Granted, there is still time left in this, the last day of camp, so, if you’ve not reached the word count goal yet … Continue reading

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