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Crazy Days With NaNoWriMo

I’m over at Cindy Vine’s Blog today talking about my Crazy Days With NaNoWriMo.  Are you thinking about writing a novel in a month this year?  It is truly crazy, but a wonderful way to get in writing shape (I see those flabby adverbs).  Here is an excerpt or you can read the entire article at Cindy Vine’s Blog.

Don’t Give Up:  So there I was, on the last night of NaNoWriMo with 47,000 words and an important choir rehearsal to go to at my church.  Did I mention the end of November also coincides with the beginning of all the Christmas crazy scheduling?  It does.  I was ready to give up.  I could cling to the fact that I had done so much in one month, and I just felt like I was out of story to tell.  Other writers write books that are hundreds of thousands words long and someday I hope to be one, but for right now I am what I am.  I was trying to write but ~BLOCK~.  Then it hit me, probably as I drove  to choir.  Let’s hit somebody in the head with a frying pan!….

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