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NaNoWriMo Recap

I have to confess something, you guys. I totally failed at NaNoWriMo this year. I was doing so well for the first week, never letting anything get in my way–you could practically hear “Eye of the Tiger” playing in the background. When I didn’t know what to write I wrote anyway. I really started developing…

NaNoWriMo Writing Prompt: Skip to the End

You are almost there, you NaNoWriMo-er, you. Just one more day! You will make it to that finish line. You WILL. But you might be having trouble. You might be exhausted. Here’s what you’re gonna do. FictionFinish Your NovelHow to Finish NaNoWriMoNaNoWriMoNaNoWriMo Writing PromptThe Final LapWritingwriting challengesWriting ExerciseWriting Prompt

NaNoWriMo Writing Prompt: Something Sweet

How’s it going, writer? Are the keys still clattering, the pens still scratching? I hope so. It’s pretty amazing to push through a challenge like this. There are low points, yes, but I think overall it gives you confidence. At the end, you get the runner’s high of knowing you finished a marathon. I know…

November Reading List

As the holidays approach, I find myself thinking more and more about family. It’s probably the most-written-about subject in all of literature, so compiling a list about families might be an insane venture, but I’ve got a few favorites to recommend. I probably won’t be reading much myself this month, since any free time will…