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Month: October 2017

Ask the Editor Episode 4: How Can You Win NaNoWriMo?

First, apologies that this episode is a day late. I try to post on Mondays, but my weekend went by in a blur! I hope you enjoy this video and that it inspires you and helps you win NaNoWriMo if you are participating this year.   Resources NaNoWriMo: http://nanowrimo.org 10…

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10 Ways to Meet Your Daily Word Count for NaNoWriMo — The Educated Writer

Jade Young was kind enough to invite me to write a guest post on her blog, The Educated Writer. Hop on over to her site to check it out and read my post on “10 Ways to Meet Your Daily Word Count for NaNoWriMo.” Please join me in welcoming guest…

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Five Tips to Help You Get Through the Dreaded Middle during NaNoWriMo and Beyond

Please welcome guest blogger Jade Young to Wordy Speculations… In less than two weeks, NaNoWriMo will begin. That’s right! On November 1, writers will flock to their notebooks, typewriters, and desktops in a frenzy to write fifty thousand words in thirty days. Unfortunately, around the forty-thousand-word mark, many writers face…

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Ask the Editor Episode 3: When Should I Hire an Editor?

Welcome to another episode of Ask the Editor. In this video, I discuss at which point in writing process you should hire an editor. Have an Ask the Editor Question? You can send me your questions and comments in several ways. Comment on this post. Comment on the YouTube video.…

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7 Things You Can Do Now to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month, known among the in crowd as NaNoWriMo or just NaNo, starts November 1. Does writing a whole book (a.k.a. 50,000 words!) in thirty days sound tempting? Does it intrigue you? Maybe instead it overwhelms you. You like the idea of completing a book that fast but…

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