Tag Archives: NaNo

Is Failing to Plan Planning to Fail?

It’s almost the New Year. This means that it’s just about time to start making wild promises to yourself about how you’re going to be a much more efficient, organised and less befuddled person for the next 365 days. It … Continue reading

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Honesty is the best policy

This year I participated in and won NaNoWriMo 2011. In one month I bashed out 50022 words of prose that was by turns inspired and hard fought. There were triumphs, there were tragedies, there were fires and unexpected love stories … Continue reading

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Things I must do before NaNoWriMo

And so we come, as we inevitably must, to November. My month of hell, elation and more terrible, terrible hell. The month that I have been dying to reach since January. And I am not ready. Not ready at all. … Continue reading

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Where shall we begin?

Beginnings are important. I know I’ve talked about this before but recently it’s been something that has come up repeatedly so I figured I might do a post completely related to beginnings and how to go about them. My roommate … Continue reading

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Finding Your Character’s Voice

I have a bad habit of writing in first person. I go to write and through no conscious thought it just happens. Seriously, It’s like I can’t help myself or something. I have a problem. I’ve only got one real explanation … Continue reading

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Planning is Hard

After a week of furious brainstorming while watching some truly terrible television I have finally completed the plan for the BryBrook epic I won NaNoWriMo with last year (Side note: NaNo 2011 starts in just over three months. Get Excited!). … Continue reading

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