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NaNoWriMo – Have I Lost my Mojo?

NaNo starts November 1. I completed (I won!) NaNo last November. If you aren’t familiar with NaNo, “winning” means that I completed 50k words in the month of November of 2011. That manuscript later became Nelson and Cora: The Beginning. … Continue reading

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Overcome by a Pantster Attack

My Pantster Tendencies Won — this round Day 13 of JuNoWriMo/ CampNaNoWriMo (50k words in 30 days), and my innner Pantster won. I tried three different stories – all three I planned out, mapped, strategized, created character arcs, character profiles, … Continue reading

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Where is this going…

I never know what I think about something until I read what I’ve written on it. —– William Faulkner If you read my last post, you’ll know that I am currently struggling with a dilemma: There’s a new novel that’s … Continue reading

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I’m suffering a Pantster attack

Pantster Tendencies Attack photo credit: tochis via photo pin cc June 1st, 2012 – JuNoWriMo kicks off. I’ve been planning to do this for a few months now. By planning, I mean brainstorming, outlining, thinking about character motivation, story arc, setting, key plot points. … Continue reading

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Trying to Reform – A Former Pantster – NaNoWriMo

The countdown clock on NaNoWriMo.org is still ticking away. Nov. 1 is getting closer by the second. October is winding down, and I am about mid-way through my mountain of planning worksheets – character arcs and biographies, outlining, scene setting … Continue reading

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