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NaNoFeed: Some unconventional advice for #NaNoPrep

This November, I’ll be doing the National Novel Writing Month challenge for the eighth time. Each year, the challenge gives new opportunity to deepen writing practice. I’m still in grief-and-rage at the decades-too-early death of my mentor, so I have … Continue reading

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Summer NaNo: Novel Cook Pot (anything is a writing prompt)

When you are a writer, anything is a writing prompt. There’s nothing quite so powerful as the arbitrary set of ingredients. I’ve used a very elaborate set of constraints (aka the Novel Cook Pot) for each year’s National Novel Writing … Continue reading

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Summer NaNo: In the Good Ole Summertime (Unconventional Beach Books)

In the good ole summertime… … It’s time to write a novel. That, and to lie around in hammocks reading huge books. My notion of a beach read is somewhat different from the usual: it’s books that require large stretches … Continue reading

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