Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Happy Birthday to Me!

I love my birthday. I always have. It’s not about the presents. It’s not (really) about the cake. When I think of birthday gifts, I think of the people. Spending time with my husband while the kidlet is in school. … Continue reading

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Techie Tuesday and Some Thoughts On NaNoWriMo

Techie Tuesday is happening at a different time and place this week: it’s today over at Writers In The Storm. We’re running Part 2 of our series on Writerly Uses for Microsoft Excel. I hope you’ll pop over there and leave … Continue reading

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6 NaNoWriMo Tips + #ROW80 and a NEW Twitter Handle

Despite having shingles, it’s been a (sort of) moving and (sort of) shaking kind of week. Below are six of my tips for improving your NaNo wordcount. I’m still setting things up for 2012, but you can find me on … Continue reading

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ROW80 12/7/11: Have You Jumped On The Slacker Train?

It’s a rare thing that I check in twice in one week, particularly because Monday and Tuesday are inevitably looooooooooong work days. This week, I had to do a short update, just to say “THANKS!” National Novelist Slack-Ass Month (NaNoSlackMo) … Continue reading

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National Novelist Slack-A$$ Month

Well, NaNo-Mania is behind most everyone, but I kind of missed a lot of the November Frenzy that I love. There was flu, cold and that special brand of torture called pleurisy that sucked up most of my month. While … Continue reading

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#ROW80 Check-in: I’m B-a-a-ack!

Not to be “shining” at y’all with that title, but I’m so happy to be upright and rarin’ to go that I had to participate in a ROW80 Check-in today! November has been a blur of colds, flu and pleurisy … Continue reading

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Hitting the Reset Button When Life Kicks Your Creative Keister

Do you ever have those weeks where it feels like you’re dragging your little hiney from here to there, and never getting anywhere? Literally or figuratively, this happens to everyone. November has been a hiney-dragging month for me. Until I went to … Continue reading

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A Date With NyQuil: ROW80 Mid-week Check-in 11/9/11

Hello, Team ROW80! I’m calling this The Lost Week on the ROW80/NaNo front. On the upside, it’s my birthday week. On the downside, I am sick, sick, SICK! It is a very good thing that I posted ahead for NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Deadlines: Are They the Death of You? — Life List Club post by J.A. Bennett

Welcome to another Life List Friday! My name is J. A. Bennett and I will be your host for the day. Jenny is having a little party over at Marcia Richards blog with 3 Simple Rules in Writing and in … Continue reading

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ROW80 Update: I Was NaNo-ing When I Wrote This

I was NaNo-ing when I wrote this, forgive me if I go too fast. November’s just a party and parties weren’t meant to last… It’s the first day of NaNoWriMo as I write this post and the spell is on … Continue reading

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