Begin As You Mean To Go On

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Well. I suppose THIS is really happening, isn’t it? It’s funny; I have a distinct memory from about a thousand years ago of my family sitting around the dinner table together (because we did that, because we are awesome) talking about some trip my sister was about to take with some church group. Maybe a […]

HolNoWriMo: A NaNo Alternative

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So I think it probably goes without saying that NaNoWriMo is not for the faint of heart. 50,000 words? 30 days? I’m no mathematician, but 50,000/30 is definitely more than 1,000 words per day, and in fact it’s a little too close to 2,000 words per day for my comfort. Statistically speaking (because statistics are […]

The Respite Project: Nominate Your Friends In Need

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Yesterday I received an email from my sweet friend Mercedes Yardley. She and I have never actually met, which is something I take SERIOUS issue with, but we’ve done some emailing. I try to convince myself that email is an okay substitute for face time. Anyway, Mercedes’ email wasn’t really about my novel The Clearing–in […]