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Just writing moments; Doing the 3 Day Novel

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Over the September long weekend I did the 3 Day Novel. I don’t want to write about that experience so much (though if you write fiction and have never tried it, give it a go!) but I went through a new, for me, writing experience in the process. I was uncertain about participating in the […]

Outline, 3DayNovel, and writing

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

I did the 3 Day Novel this past September. The word count is half what I get from doing NaNoWriMo but it’s a complete story, though a short one. I went into this with a detailed outline which helped a lot. In the process of doing the writing I hit most of the outline targets […]

NaNoWriMo at the half way point

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

This year has been tough. For my first NaNoWriMo I came up with a characteristic that I wanted to investigate (creativity), applied different versions to have three different characters (recombining, unorthodox, people skills) and then figured out a way that the three would have some connection to each other (famous artist returning to birth city, […]