Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Literary Mary Chats with Kristin Oakley

Welcome to the November edition of Literary Mary Chats. Today’s guest is a longtime friend and fellow writer, Kristin Oakley. Kristin Oakley’s debut novel, Carpe Diem, Illinois, won the 2014 Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award for non-traditionally published fiction, … Continue reading

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October Chat–All about NaNoWriMo

On this, the last Monday of October, I’m pleased to be Chatting with writers Bob Francis and Karen Kerr about National Novel Writing Month, which kicks off Thursday, November 1st. I met Bob many years ago through In Print. He and … Continue reading

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What I’m Working on Now

I am so excited to be in the middle of a new/old project. As you may or may not know, November is National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a writing challenge where you try to hit a word count goal … Continue reading

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NaNoWriteMore

It’s almost November! Can you feel the excitement carried on the brisk winds? The anticipation filling the air like so many golden leaves? The thrill of shorter days and longer hours tackling a wordy adventure while power-caffeinating? November brings National … Continue reading

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It’s National Novel Writing Month, again

It’s November and with November comes National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo for short. NaNo for shorter. This is the sixth year I’ve participated. I LOVE NANO. I like having an external deadline, November 30, and an expected outcome, 50,000 words. I like … Continue reading

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All I really need to know about being a writer, I learned from In Print.

We celebrated our In Print five year anniversary this past Saturday at Cliffbreakers. As a founding member, I was asked (cough*required*cough) to speak. I struggled with my words, not because I don’t have a million awesome things to say about … Continue reading

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Not now, it’s NaNo!

Well, not yet… but soon! After a crazy busy hectic social creative weekend (week, month, year), I’m practicing my mantra for November. For those of you who don’t know, NaNo is short for NaNoWriMo which is short for National Novel … Continue reading

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