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Timing Is Everything; or, I Thought I Was A Night Person…

I think I’ve learned something about how I NaNo best. Last night, after a long and fairly eventful day, I came home and parked myself in front of my computer at around 10:00 pm, with every intention of squeezing out … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, Week 1

Well, here we are in November, which means it’s now NaNoWriMo.  I’m plugging away on my novel, staying on pace, but not building up much of a cushion. Part of my problem is that I haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here; or One Day Left Until NaNoWriMo

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 30) So earlier in the month, I posted a list of tasks I hoped to accomplish before this year’s NaNoWriMo begins on November 1.  Let’s see how I did: 1)  Installing New Keyboard.  Status:  WIN!  Got that … Continue reading

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It’s Dangerous To Go Alone; or Do You Know Where Your NaNoWriMo Support Group Is?

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 23) Today, I attended a NaNoWriMo panel at MileHiCon.  Since I’m a NaNo veteran, there wasn’t a lot that I didn’t already know, but I was intrigued by the discussions of NaNoWriMo as a social activity rather … Continue reading

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Things You Learn From Conventions; or It’s About More Than Just The Writing

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 22)   I love going to science fiction conventions, especially the more literary ones like MileHiCon (which is where I am this weekend, hence the lack of internet connectivity).  These conventions aren’t about meeting your favorite actor … Continue reading

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Officially Registered; or NaNoWriMo, Here I Come!

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 18) Today, I finally got around to officially registering for this year’s NaNoWriMo challenge.  Not that it was an urgent task–I still have a few days left before the beginning of November, after all.  But it always … Continue reading

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Another Goal Achieved; or, A Clean Desk Is A Sign Of…

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 17) Ahhh.  The smell of furniture polish is in the air.  That can only mean one thing:  Today was desk-cleaning day at my house. One of my pre-NaNoWriMo prep goals was to clean off my desk, and … Continue reading

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