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Stalled Out and Stupified

I am stalled out on NaNoWriMo, as my “daily word count necessary to finish” goes up and up and up.  I am not stalled because of writer’s block, or because I’ve lost interest, or because I’ve given up.  No, I am stalled for the same reason I always hit a brick wall about this time every…

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NaNoWriMo Day 12 and an interlude

NaNoWriMo Day 12–14,275 words.  Guess I passed that 10,000 I was worried about.  Next milestone, 15,000.  Should hit that tomorrow. For those who are not slaving away at NaNoWriMo, I present one of the Little Movies I Love: Elizabethtown. I watched this little movie because I like Orlando Bloom.  Loved him as Legolas, loved him as…

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NaNoWriMo 2014

This is my third shot at NaNoWriMo. First year I started Nick, wrote 10,000 words, then got busy with life.  I did finish Nick, however, and so I consider that first, concentrated push the true reason that book got written.  Last year’s only got to 4000 words and remains primarily in my mind, but it waits there…

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10 Unusual Writers’ Words for #NaNoWriMo

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
With NaNoWriMo or National Novel-Writing Month getting underway this weekend, writers all over the world are doubtless concerned about the prospect of facing writer’s cramp, writer’s block (dare we say it?), and the other occupational hazards that lie in wait for those who live their lives by the pen. Here are…