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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, […]

Writing assingment: Differing opinions at a wake

Monday, October 25th, 2010

George ¬†took the smallest broccoli from his plate, covered it’s head with dip, and popped it into his mouth. Once he had something for his mouth to do he turned to view the room. It was full; all wall spots were taken and the more active ¬†people were chatting in small groups in the center […]