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NaNoWriMo 2016

Writers, it’s that time of the year again.  NaNoWriMo (say that three times really fast) or National Novel Writing Month begins next month.  Do you have a novel locked inside and just can’t get it out?  Then NaNoWriMo is for you.  For those who know nothing about it, you spend 30 straight days pounding out […]

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NaNoWriMo 2012 starts today. For the next 30 days, me, ElsaF, Trinalin, and thousands of others will attempt to churn out a 50,000 word novel.  I’m a bit apprehensive, having only a hazy plot, no character names, and no opening scene.  I do have a genre: Mystery/Psychological/Thriller; a location: London; a period; contemporary; and a protagonist […]

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Shifting Gears

Today Elsa and I saw Seven Psychopaths about a screenwriter trying to draft a plot surrounding the title.  Oh yeah, he also inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu.  It’s one of the most wacky and innovative films I’ve seen in a while.  I spent […]

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November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. It challenges any writer, including you, to sit down at keyboard and dedicate the month to writing 50,000 words, preferably as a novel, in 30 days.  It doesn’t have to be polished or even coherent. (You conceivably can type one word 50,000 times).  The purpose is to get people in […]

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