• The State of your NaNoWriMo

    I’m once again doing NaNoWriMo. This makes my ninth year and I have no intention of not finishing my NaNo project in year nine, not when I’ve been winning since 2004. This is only the second week....

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  • Wrimoed right through the ringer?

    The second week of NaNoWriMo proved to be a special challenge this year.  I’m trying to get a short story together for a submission in the hopes of getting it published, keeping up with a few writing...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • The Winning NaNoWriMo Effect

    Frozen Burrito Count: 9 Ounces of Iced Tea: 864 Number of Times I had to listen to “No Rain” to get it out of my head: 3 Times I had to tell my spellchecker that my main...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo Final PAWS Update – Plus LILY, UNLEASHED ebook Sale!

    Hey, boys and girls–here is my Final PAWS and NaNoWriMo Update, for what is hopefully your reading pleasure! I completed the November Challenge of writing 50,000 words of a novel (or a 50,000 word novel) during the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo Week 4 PAWS Update

    It’s the night of November 28th. I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving! I did, and despite my fears, I wasn’t slowed down too, too much by the holiday festivities and the tryptophan-laced turkey. I’m now at...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo Update – It’s Week Three, and the Earworms Are Getting to Me!

    Editor’s note: this update got lost in MY holiday shuffle and should have been up last week. Hopefully we’ll have good news from the post-holiday update! Day: 23 Frozen Burrito Count: 8 Number of times the Inspiration...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo and PAWS Update, Week 3

    Week Three is here in the NaNoWriMo schedule, with only one week and two days left in the month. How am I doing? In my attempt to write the book I had intended to title Lily and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo, Year Five

    The first year I attempted NaNoWriMo, I did not take it very seriously.  With two kids, a full-time job, part-time coursework towards a doctorate, and an ex-husband who did not understand the phrase “court-ordered child support,” I...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo Update 2 from PAWS

    Yikes! The pressure is building, even though it’s of the self-imposed type, because I still want to meet the challenge I’ve placed upon myself to complete Lily and PAWS: The Thirteen Ghosts of Summer. I’m currently at 23,703...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    PLMII’s NaNoWriMo Week 2: The 21,235 word checkup!

    The 21,235 word checkup! Okay, week two is over…I am still trudging along and spewing out words in a most ineloquent fashion as I race to meet the deadline of 11/30/2011 at Midnight.  NaNoWriMo can bring out your best...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Initiating NaNoWriMo

    It’s that time of year again where I put myself through a very special brand of self-imposed insanity.  I set the goal to write 50,000 words in thirty days, although I aim to write around 2,000 words...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The NaNoWriMo update – one week down

    Day: 8 Frozen Burrito Count: 4 Ounces of Iced Tea: 240 Frozen Pizzas: 1 Word count: 10,963

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo Update 1: Lily, Thirteen Ghosts, Etc.

    It’s time for my first update on how the novel I’m attempting to complete, Lily and PAWS: The Thirteen Ghosts of Summer, is coming along! As you might recall, I decided, in perhaps a rash moment, to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    PLMII’s 1st NaNoWriMo Update…

    One week and 10,970 words in, and my NaNoWriMo quest is far from over. I am several chapters into my new book and fighting the tremendous urge to edit anything.  I never thought that would be so hard....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • NaNoWriMo and a Word From PAWS

    I, Douglas R. Cobb, long-time book reviewer and interviewer of authors here at BookSpot Central, am going to enter the fray of battle and toss my hat into the ring to also earn the laurels of praise...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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