The Next Big Thing – Birthmark


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Firstly, I’d like to thank Victoria Corby for tagging me on The Next Big Thing.  She’s in the throes of writing French Twist, which sounds like my kind of story.  Check it out http://victoriacorby.wordpress.com.  I would say I’m a novice literary writer with a capital N.  I actually sat down last November to partake in […]

January 10, 2013

NaNoWriMo Tag


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I was tagged by naturalpoppy on You Tube the other day to do a Why I love NaNoWriMo tag.  So since I don’t do You Tube videos, I decided to do it here for her and you instead. The main reason I love NaoWriMo is because it got me to sit down and write.  I’ve […]

November 14, 2012

NaNoWriMo snippet


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Today is Day 9 of NaNoWriMo and I haven’t yet started to write, but ideas are brewing up top.  I’ll be doing some night writing to see if that agrees with me.  I decided to share a little snippet of my story.  What do you think comes after It was 3am…? She woke suddenly in […]

November 9, 2012

NaNoWriMo Tips and Tricks


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It’s NaNoWriMo in less than one day and five hours.  Either you’re dreaming, scheming, brainstorming, and/or outlining, but hopefully not terrorizing.  If none of those words means anything to you and you’re participating in NaNoWriMo, you’re either very confident and have lots of creative, brilliant ideas or haven’t got a blasted clue what you’re going […]

October 30, 2012

NaNoWriMo 2012


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What’s NaNoWriMo?  Well, it’s National Novel Writing Month.  The intention is to write a 50,000 word-novel during the entire month of November.   All the real writing must start on November 1 and finish on November 30 at midnight.  Participants can write in the language they choose.   This is an international competition.  Last year, there were […]

October 22, 2012