As I write this, November draws nigh! Aspiring writers everywhere stock up on Starbucks gift cards, replacement keyboards, and that most renewable of resources, their own unrelenting anxiety about what to write for NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. For the last few years, I’ve taken on the annual challenge of writing 50,000 words of […]
Would you believe that I won NaNoWriMo 2011 with five days to spare? I mention this in hopes of inspiring you to not just cross the 50,000 word finish line but to have the words “The End” typed out as your last two. The accomplishment continues to surprise me, too, since I never went far […]
I love writers. Writers are my friends. Many of my writer friends are doing NaNoWriMo this month. (John Anealio wrote a lovely soundtrack for them). I was feeling a bit left out until I discovered that there are some nifty art/comic alternatives for us visually oriented folks.