NaNoWriMo Day 30: All Good Things Must Come To An End

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It’s the final day of NaNoWriMo and like the saying goes “all good things must come to an end.” If you’ve reached and gone beyond the 50k word count, then a congratulations are in order.

If you haven’t, well pish posh. You’ve done more than most people have ever done this month. You answered the call to action in committing yourself to writing a novel in 30 days. Although by the numbers you may have not won. But you aimed to challenge yourself by taking part in NaNoWriMo. You  were a winner before November 1st. Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

In early November, Chrys Fey, fellow She Writes and Insecure Writer’s Support Group member and blogger, wrote a post about a gratitude challenge she participated in last year. A challenge where she wrote three things she was grateful for. Here’s the post.

I decided to do the same. Because it is Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks. So here’s what I’m thankful for:

I’m thankful to you my readers and followers.
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How to Survive NaNoWriMo During Thanksgiving

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Happy Week Three!

It’s do or die time. And worse of all Thanksgiving is this Thursday. Talk about being between a rock and a hard place. Whether you’ve slowed down or stalled or not, Thanksgiving is sure to put a kibosh on your writing. So here are a few tips to survive Thanksgiving. And without making huge sacrifices to finishing your novel. Or to your word count.

  • Prepare your meals ahead of time. Whether you’re hosting or a guest, cook your Thanksgiving dinner/side dish days before and store it in the freezer. The day before, take it out and let it thaw. Then warm it up in the oven the day of. Continue reading