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8538 (and counting)

I didn’t think I would have it in me to write today.  Last night (or rather this morning) I was up until 1 AM.  Fortunately I had the day off work, but I kept napping and we had “stuff” to do so I didn’t get to writing again until late.  […]

Stasis

The road trip is over. I’m home and, although exhausted from all the driving, was willing to suffer more fanny fatigue for the sake of Camp NaNoWriMo. I’ve now completed 6,080 words, almost 3,000 more since my last post. At this rate, I will make my 50k mark by May […]

Use Podcasts to Generate Sales

While this might not work for everyone, apparently a few authors are finding that giving away free podiobooks and/or e-books can generate sales for the print versions of their books. Check on this post on Writer’s Blog about Scott Sigler’s success so far. According to Sigler’s blog: “Scott is the […]

National Novel Editing Month

March is National Novel Editing Month and I’ve signed up to spend at least 50 hours editing my NaNoWriMo novel–The House. And I’m going to somehow do that while working 50+ hours a week at two jobs and without giving up my exercise routine. I gained a few pounds during […]

I WON!

A picture is worth a thousand words …. I managed to squeeze out 50,650 words, and actually put an ending to the novel. Nothing like having closure. But these last few thousand words were hard to write. I didn’t have writer’s block. Rather, I didn’t want the writing to end. […]

Home Stretch

I just uploaded my novel-in-progress to the National Novel Writing Month website (www.nanowrimo.org) and I have over 43,000 words! Only five more days to write and reach the 50,000 word mark. I’m pumped! And I’ve learned a lot. This is my first time participating in NaNoWriMo. One thing I’ve learned […]