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Weekly News Update & Reading List 10/27/17: Nano Prep Edition

Weekly News Update & Reading List 10/27/17 - Nano Prep Edition

Aside from Hunted Fate’s release getting pushed back a couple of weeks, there’s not much major news this week. However, it’s time to prep for Nanowrimo! Having done this so many times, I’ve got this down to a science.

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Reasons Not to Do Nanowrimo

Nanowrimo Writing Group

Warning: We’re about three weeks away from the annual writing festival known as Nanowrimo. Nanowrimo has begun to feel… Dare I say it? Compulsory. And failure to participate can feel like, well, failure. What if you want out? Are people going to think you’re weird? I love Nanowrimo, but it certainly isn’t for everyone. Nor is …

Writing Tips & Career Advice

The Joy of Writing in a Group

Nanowrimo Writing Group

One of the (few) things I miss from my very short stint in academia is the joy of collaborative writing. It seemed like I was always working with a colleague or two on journal articles or presentations. We’d sit together in the library or cafeteria and, even though we were often working silently and on …

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NaNoWriMo: 14 Years Later, Why Do I Still Do This To Myself?

NaNoWriMo Coffee Shop

I just checked my computer and discovered that I first participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) way back in 2002. It doesn’t feel like fourteen years have gone by, but obviously time flies when you’re having fun. When I mentioned this to a friend and told him I was doing NaNo yet again, his …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 09/16/16

Library Haul & Reading List 09/16/16

The big news this week is that the eBook of Avenging Fate is now available. To celebrate, I’m giving one person a chance to win both the Kindle version of the book and a $5 Amazon gift card. If you want to enter, visit my giveaways page. There’s not much other news this week as …