Tag Archives: Nanowrimo

For The Love Of…NaNoWriMo by Artemis Crow

Ah, fall. Time of brightly colored leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice…everywhere. Here in NH it’s getting cool enough to contemplate fires in the fireplace and hot chocolate! Bliss! For this writer, and thousands of others around the world, it’s … Continue reading

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How I Signed With A Literary Agency (And You Can, Too) by Stacy Hoff

  The last few weeks have been crazy. My horse racing romance, JOCKEYING FOR YOU, won the 2017 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence for contemporary romance. Simultaneously, I signed with a literary agency. Considering my life is usually pretty boring, … Continue reading

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How NaNoWriMo 2016 Worked Out For Me by Stacy Hoff

My writer friends and I always talk about our progress, which is not surprising. The writing community is small, passionate, helpful, and eager to keep everyone motivated. But even with this group of cheerleaders, we like to jump on events that … Continue reading

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I Probably Need a Writing Intervention… by Heather Novak

Right now, as you read this blog post, I am knee deep in Fast Draft. Fast Draft is what I like to call the “on crack version of NaNoWriMo,” where you write 5,000 words a day. Like a crazy person.  … Continue reading

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Back in the (Writing) Saddle by Stacy Hoff

  I love writing. But geez, writing is hard! Despite the fact I had a new release come out this past February (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC), I am already working on another novel. Unfortunately, my draft is progressing at the … Continue reading

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Using NaNoWriMo to Make Better Habits by Heather Novak

Congratulations to Stacy Conrad for winning last week’s Halloween blog contest! She will be receiving an autographed book of her choice by one of my all time favorite authors, Elizabeth Heiter! So blogospher, can ya’all believe it’s November?! By this … Continue reading

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“WIPpersnapper” by Stacy Hoff

Some of my recent blog posts talked about WIP’s. WIP’s are what writers (like myself) call a manuscript that is a work-in-progress. My complaint last week was that there are simply too many other things for authors to get done, … Continue reading

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A Nano Guest Post by Sorcha Black

Today is my (Leia) turn to blog but Sorcha cracks me up anytime she talks about her experience doing Nano. And as she approached registration for Camp Nano, she wrote this blog post of her inner musing. I asked her if … Continue reading

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Retro What? by Gerri Brousseau

Hi Readers. First of all, I want to thank you all for participating in our Spooktacular Halloween Event. It was a screaming success, and I hope all those who won prizes have received them and are delighted. It seems like … Continue reading

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More about Contests, Conventions, and Upcoming Madness

Hi, Everyone!  Waves! I’ve decided that I was certainly made for the Tea Party in Alice in Wonderland.  We’re all mad here but in a good way.   I, of course, have too much on my plate.  But enough of that … Continue reading

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