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NaNoWriMo 2014: time to get ready

As a friend pointed out, there less than a week until the beginning of NaNoWriMo 2014.  Yes, it’s that time of year again and I once again will be working on my novel-in-progress, Guys Like Us. I had planned to … Continue reading

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Reader Questions: About NaNoWriMo…

Meridith asks: I’d love to hear more about how you commit to nanowrimo every year – how you make time while balancing family, work, etc., what motivates you to keep going, and how it’s different from your writing practice the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2103, excerpt from Day 30… The End of Innocence

It’s hard at this point to remember how I got through those next few days.  I was doing a lot of compartmentalizing, numbing myself against the pain and trying not to see what I didn’t want to see.  And what … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Day 26 excerpt ….

More from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us from my NaNoWriMo 2013 daily writing… in this episode, Buddy and Desiree add something new to their sex life: She sat up and pushed me back against the door.  I stopped … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 25

When I walked into the bar, I did a quick glance around to see if I knew anyone there.  Two twenty something guys at the pool table, nope.  The older couple talking to the bartender, nope.  A scattering of twos … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo2013, excerpt from Day 4

When I first got into high school, I tried to fit in.  It was like dressing in costume everyday.  When I look back at pictures of me trying to be a girl, it’s like seeing me in drag, but without … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 21, Desiree’s New Car

After school, once most everyone else was gone, I got my turn at checking out Desiree’s new car.  It was pretty nice, especially coming from a family that always got well-used vehicles.  There was always something already broken and usually … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 14

Sarah May came rushing up to me between second and third periods, which was odd not only because I didn’t usually see her at that time of day but also because she rarely rushed anywhere. She pulled me out of … Continue reading

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NaNowriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 11

Would love some feedback on this one.. if you’ve got a moment.   It took me a moment to find Sarah May, she was wearing a gigantic, shapeless army coat and wasn’t sitting in our usual spot. After I’d dropped … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 10

I went to my room, closing the door softly and threw myself on my bed.  I was hungry and not at all happy to be missing a meal but I’d avoided an all out fight with my dad and that … Continue reading

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