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NaNoWriMo

October 20, 2012

National Novel Writing Month is with us again. November – the month to write 50,000 words of brand spanking new NOVEL in a month. No break in flow, don’t worry about over-thinking, over-editing and over-tiredness. I know of a crime fiction writer who got her first book deal from a book she wrote in this scheme last november. Well done you girl. I think it’s a real adventure! Will I try it? YES. I think I’ll make my own rules though… check http://www.nanowrimo.org for more info. As William Faulkner said – ‘Don’t be a writer, be writing’. See you in December….

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Susan Meggitt permalink
    October 21, 2012 1:21 pm

    ok – does writing this comment count as writing..? Inspiring – thanks Nikki…x

    • Children's Author permalink
      October 25, 2012 9:48 am

      All I can say if no best seller emerges (!?!) it may be good therapy. Keep that pen moving!

  2. October 21, 2012 4:55 pm

    Gosh, Nikki, how brave! Good luck. I shall look forward to hearing various scenes in the group!

    • Children's Author permalink
      October 25, 2012 9:50 am

      Thanks Elizabeth, I’ve always found it easier to write to a deadline set by someone else. I hope to train myself out of that need, but until then I have to hunt down offers of deadlines!

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