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Board Game Tournament 2.0

Tonight, we are playing Pandemic. When I was a kid, I loved playing Candyland and Sorry. Uno was pretty cool, as was Battleship.  Now that I’m an adult, board games have taken over as one of my favorite pastimes.  I … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

Sometimes my characters get stuck in a pickle. I want them to be believable, so I want them to react in realistic ways. The problem? Sometimes I don’t know if my reaction would be everyone else’s. In this scene, my … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, I just wrote that. Sure did.

I am about 10,000 words into my NaNo piece this year and I just wrote the following: Dr. Pantel stood up, adjusting his glasses as he did so. ‚ÄúDean Washington, it seems that we are extending extraordinary measures of safety … Continue reading

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And It Begins…

NaNo officially kicked off this morning at midnight. I attended the kickoff event at Country Kitchen and, as the minutes ticked down, my self-doubt amped up. What am I going to write about? Is it a good enough idea to … Continue reading

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14,571.

I wrote 14,571 words today. I’m just about one thousand words short of my 50,000 word count goal for the month of July in Camp NaNo, but but my fingers hurt, my brain is mush, and I need to sleep. … Continue reading

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What has two thumbs and loves the CNG? This girl!

Writing can be a lonely experience. I have spent countless hours in front of my computer screen, banging at the keyboard into the early morning hours. Alone. But, last November, in the midst of the craziness of NaNoWriMo, some fantastic … Continue reading

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Argh! Blasted Widget!

Tonight, I pounded out over 5,000 words in my Camp NaNo piece. Admittedly, this course was taken because my friend logged in a higher total word count than me today and I am so ridiculously competitive that I had to … Continue reading

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