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Happy first Wednesday of the month. As you know today’s the day where all us writers come together in a blog hop of love and support. Whether to air our dirty writing woes or share our writing joys. Thanks to creating this community and bringing us together goes to ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanuagh.

Thanks also goes to the awesome co-hosts posting today: Stephen Tremp, Pat Garcia,Angela Wooldridge, Victoria Marie Lees, and Madeline Mora-Summonte!

Interested in joining us? Click on the badge above. Our Twitter hashtag and handle are #IWSG and @TheIWSG.

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NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update


Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving last week! And speaking of Thanksgiving, how did I do during the holidays last week? Did my word count suffer? Did I remain on goal? 

Let’s see.
On November 20th I took Hemingway’s suggestion “Write drunk, edit sober.” Okay, I only had two glasses of wine before I sat down to write. I gotta say Hemingway was onto something because my word count for the day was 1,529 words.

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Writing Quotes to Keep Your NaNoWriMo Motivation


Hi all!

It’s the third week of NaNoWriMo and whew, I’m far, far, far behind in word count than I was this time last year. Yet I’m not too worried. Guess it’s because though NaNoWriMo begins in November. For me, it doesn’t end in November either. Does that make sense to you?

Thinking of words, I remember a poem I wrote during a college workshop, well about words. I titled it Downhill Poet but every writer, no matter the genre they write in, will be able to relate. Alas, I couldn’t find it. Instead I’ll be sharing some motivating quotes for the last nine days of NaNoWriMo. Continue reading