Holy Crap, I Did NaNo!


In the interest of full disclosure, I didn’t win NaNo, but what I learned changed my writing life.

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For Your Linky Pleasure


With the kids going back to school, after school activities starting up, unexpected medical emergencies, and getting ready for an out-of-state wedding, I’m a disorganized mess and didn’t prepare a post.

I feel so naked.

Instead, here are links to some pretty cool stuff that I hope you’ll find interesting.

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Get That Writing (Revising, etc.) DONE


For as long as I can remember, I’ve had this crazy notion knocking around in my head that I needed large blocks of time in order to write. I waited around for the perfect set of circumstances to line up. Now, I’m a slow writer anyway. Add this and, well, it’s no surprise it took me so long to write my first draft or that I’ve been working on my revision for a year and only half way done.

Holy crap, has it been a year already?!

Yes, I’ve seen contrary advice before. I’ve also managed spurts in which I worked like mad at every opportunity. But it didn’t last and didn’t really change my thinking. Until I read examples in the blogs of two writers, husband and wife, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith.

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Worried By Lack of Momentum

I discover some of the best stuff just clicking on links through Twitter. This time, I found author Alex J. Cavanaugh and his wonderful brainchild The Insecure Writer’s Support Group.


It’s a blog hop on the first Wednesday of each month where writer-types can share their insecurities and/or encourage others.

I soooo need this.

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