Posts Tagged "NaNoWriMo"

Getting Out of My Own Way by Robyn Mulder

Getting Out of My Own Way by Robyn Mulder

By on Nov 24, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

I have attended Breathe every year since 2010. That’s eight times. I know all of the basics of writing, and then some. I’ve heard many wonderful, talented writers pass on their advice and encouragement in eight years of breakout sessions and plenary talks. I’ve watched several fellow writers publish a book (or books!) over these eight years. Not me. I got...

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6 Self-Editing Tips for NaNoWriMo Writers by Karin Beery

6 Self-Editing Tips for NaNoWriMo Writers by Karin Beery

By on Dec 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

If you participated in NaNoWriMo, congratulations! It’s not an easy thing to do – I did it once and haven’t tried it since, partly because the schedule is intense and partly because that manuscript continues to sit untouched. It’s a pretty terrible manuscript and it needs a lot of work. At some point I plan to resurrect it, but I haven’t convinced myself to do it...

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A More Balanced Equation by Cathy Rueter

A More Balanced Equation by Cathy Rueter

By on Nov 28, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Sometimes the plans we make for ourselves aren’t the ones God’s planned for us and our life equation gets all wobbly; unbalanced if you will.   So here’s the deal. I’m horrible at math. Especially when it comes to math as a balance in a life equation. My life equation. Case in point – NaNoWriMo. I have always admired writers who tackled the NaNoWriMo challenge. I...

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How to Achieve Your Word Count Goal by Janyre Tromp

How to Achieve Your Word Count Goal by Janyre Tromp

By on Nov 25, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

Whether you’re participating in NanoWriMo or not, setting word count goals has long been toted as a way to get ‘er done. But if you’re anything like me, I set lofty goals (like attempting nearly 1,700 words every day for a month) and then, half way through, you’re dying. What’s a writer to do when faced with a looming deadline and short word counts? Here’s some...

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When Days Are Short and Words Are Few by Nathan North

When Days Are Short and Words Are Few by Nathan North

By on Nov 18, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

To those of you who aren’t participating in NaNoWriMo this year, welcome to another day in the life of a writer/editor/agent/human person. For those who are participating: Take a breathe and use this time as a short mental break. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know when your time is up (I’m patient, but I’m also a winner). Over the course of my years participating in...

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