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National Novel Writing Month

It’s November 1st, and guess what…November is National Novel Writing Month! In case you haven’t heard of it, NaNoWriMo is a great way to get into writing. The goal is to write 50,000 words in one month, which translates into 1,667 words per day. I decided to participate this year, to help me finish the first … Continue reading National Novel Writing Month

Getting to know a character.

I’m surrounded by different characters. I work with them, pass them on the sidewalk, and I overhear them at lunch. Sometimes a character happens to be part of my family (Aunt Christie, I’m talking to you). I watch. I listen. I observe. That’s the easy part. For me, it’s simple to create a cast of characters, … Continue reading Getting to know a character.