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For The Love Of…NaNoWriMo’s End by Artemis Crow

2021 NaNoWriMo has ended. So, how did National Novel Writing Month start? From wikiwrimo: The first year “NaNoWriMo was founded by Chris Baty in July 1999. Twenty other people participated that year, all from the San Francisco Bay Area. The project began … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…A NaNoWriMo Excerpt by Artemis Crow

It’s been a good National Novel Writing Month. My original goal was to write 50k of book 9 in my Zodiac Assassins series. I did it in 8 days. Now my goal is to write the first draft of the … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…NaNoWriMo by Artemis Crow

National Novel Writing Month kicked off on November 1st. This is my third year to sign up; so far, I’ve “won” it each time by writing 50,000 words or more in 30 days. Sounds like a lot? Well, it is, … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…The Energy Of Reader/Writer Conferences by Artemis Crow

Conferences with readers? I can’t recommend them enough. Granted, I’m still rocking the high from the Fall In Love New England conference I attended last week, but I’m not wrong. Writer conferences are great too, but there’s nothing like the … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…The Power Of Rescue by Artemis Crow

  Animal rescue. Those words conjure so many images for people. Roly-poly puppies tumbling and playing, young dogs sprinting around the yard, their eyes bright and tail wagging, shiny coats and eager faces on the dogs waiting for their forever … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Sneak Peeks by Artemis Crow

  Bryn’s Flight, book 8 of my Zodiac Assassins series, is coming out in December! Here’s a sneak peek… Like before, it only took days for Bryn to heal, but this time, she wasn’t under orders to stay in her … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Learning All The Things by Artemis Crow

I love to learn new things. Book things, craft things, researching mythology things…all the things. If it’s a thing, I want to learn it. My love of learning things manifested over the years; growing more quickly after college, darn it.  … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Horses and Girls and Second Chances by Artemis Crow

In my work in progress, there are horses and a girl, Helena. She’s a secondary character who is horse crazy like I was, and fun to write. She also has wisdom to impart to Bryn, the protagonist, about second chances … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Microtension by Artemis Crow

I read a fabulous article by C.S. Lakin via Jane Friedman’s blog. You can find it here: https://www.janefriedman.com/the-secret-ingredient-of-a-commercially-successful-novel/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=The+Secret+Ingredient+of+a+Commercially+Successful+Novel&utm_campaign=Daily+Blog In the article, C.S. uses Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn to illustrate how microtension can be uses to throw the reader off or create the … Continue reading

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For The Love Of…Character Introductions by Artemis Crow

“Gentlemen!” Mr. C yelled into the microphone. “This is going to be a bloody one, so put on your protective raincoats or tarps if you got ‘em! With us tonight, straight from I-Don’t-Know-Where-And-I-Don’t-Care, US of A,” he said, pausing when … Continue reading

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