Tag: nanowrimo

Jun 07

What does NaNoWriMo mean to me?

  This morning I received an email soliciting funds from NaNoWriMo.  NaNoWriMo was an annual writing challenge that took place every November. As it’s popularity has grown, it’s created NaNoWriMo, Camp NaNoWriMo and other annual, Internet-based creative writing contests that takes place throughout the year. The challenge is to a novel (50,000 words is the minimum …

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Apr 04

First Camp NaNoWriMo of the year kicks off on April 1st…

…and i’m nowhere to be found. It’s been a hectic end of March, and I’ve been working hard to finish up some projects and clear my table for the NEXT big project – getting a film made this year. Life can be complicated.  But, as I remind other writers constantly, if you want to be …

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Mar 05

Camp NaNoWriMo set to start up in April and July of 2014!

Chris Angotti, the Director of Programs over at NaNoWriMo sent out an email blast to everyone on the mailing list for NaNoWriMo about the summer program.  If you’ve never tried to write 50,000 words in month you should.  That’s what NaNoWriMo is all about.  Camp NaNoWriMo is the off-season alternative to the ginormous November writing event, …

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Dec 01

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

As a multi-year winner (including this year, he wrote, tooting his own horn), I always look forward to NaNoWriMo.  And Camp NaNoWriMo.  And I have fond memories of Scriptfrenzy, and hope they bring it back. An article from the Examiner puts NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in perspective: A day to remember for a lot …

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Nov 25

NaNoWriMo 2013: And now for something completely different.

For NaNoWriMo this year, I tried an experiment. Normally I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking coupled with Scrivener and LibreOffice. This year, I used Notes, Scrivener, Dragon, and Siri on my iPad and iPhone. I dictated virtually the entire work, sometimes when I was sitting in traffic, or out hiking, sometimes at home, or just wherever (“wherever” …

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Nov 06

NaNoWriMo: It’s a matter of trust for some writers

Not really a trust issue for me; I have a whole lot of keys on this keyboard and I’m not afraid to use any of them.  But there’s a different perspective from Lynn Viehl: Tomorrow it will be one week since writers around the world began working on their National Novel Writing Month book. I always love …

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Jul 01

Camp NaNoWriMo 2 Officially Starts Today!

If you are a writer – especially one who can’t seem to find the time, set goals, or who suffers from writer’s block – you should head over to campnanowrimo.org and sign up to write during the month of April.  if you’re REALLY serious, make sure you sign up for NaNoWriMo in November! From the website: Based …

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