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WriMo Writers CONFESS!: Hitting The Brick Wall

WriMo Writers CONFESS!: Hitting The Brick Wall

WriMo Writer’s Confess is a collaborative blog project dedicated to venting, discussing, and all manner of respectful complaining about the challenges introduced by writing a novel in a MONTH. For those unfamiliar with NaNoWriMo, here’s the rundown: National Novel Writing Month organizes events where children and adults find the inspiration, encouragement, and structure they need to achieve their creative potential. Our programs are web-enabled challenges with vibrant real-world components, designed to foster self-expression while building community on local and global levels….

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WriMo Writers CONFESS!: The Infuriating Hot Mess

WriMo Writers CONFESS!: The Infuriating Hot Mess

WriMo Writer’s Confess is a collaborative blog project dedicated to venting, discussing, and all manner of respectful complaining about the challenges introduced by writing a novel in a MONTH. For those unfamiliar with NaNoWriMo, here’s the rundown: National Novel Writing Month organizes events where children and adults find the inspiration, encouragement, and structure they need to achieve their creative potential. Our programs are web-enabled challenges with vibrant real-world components, designed to foster self-expression while building community on local and global levels….

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To NaNo or Not?

To NaNo or Not?

I’m what you could call “a little behind” on things. I’m also what you could call “a little project-happy” or “a little scattered” or “a little drowning in ideas”. Taking this into consideration, it seemed only reasonable that I would draw the line at NaNoWriMo this year. To be fair, I’ve only participated in NaNoWriMo once. Ever. It was back in like, 2009, maybe. I started my account, then I started a story. I got 2,000 words into it and…

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A Writer’s Crisis: Do I Write Erotica or NOT?

A Writer’s Crisis: Do I Write Erotica or NOT?

There came a time earlier in my writing career when I was submitting manuscripts happily and wantonly. Absolutely smitten with my cover letter, so proud of particular paragraphs in my novel and just completely ready to take the romance publishing world by storm. Well, maybe not by storm — but I was completely ready to whip up a mild breeze and ruffle someone’s metaphorical panties with my novel. I researched publishers. I adhered to submission guidelines. I crafted my emails…

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