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NaNo 2011: Salvaging your NaNo Experience


Tweet of the Day: There is Only the Text ——– NaNoWriMo is coming to an end. Congratulations on all the winners. Soon it will be time to salvage a meaningful story from it. What do you mean “salvage” a story? You didn’t even finish yours! True, but while you bask in the glory of your […]

Space for Rent: In Defense of NaNoWriMo


Tweet of the Day: November Blog Chain – Cover Copy ——- NaNo can be a pain and the question in everybody’s mind is, why would you put yourself through such a thing? I mean, just write a book already! Then they are those who look down at the whole NaNo experience as month’s worth of […]

NaNo 2011: Ruins of Empire-Dramatis Personae


Tweet of the Day: November Blog Chain – Book Blurb ——– NaNo confession time. I gave up, sort of…. Back pain induced by stress derailed me and I haven’t updated in nearly a week. I still got time and I will finish the book, but may be NaNo wasn’t the best fit for it, format […]

NaNo 2011: Piling on the Dialogue


Tweet of the Day: The #1 Factor to Consider When Choosing a PoV Character ——– Back pain has slowed down my NaNoing but I’m still at it. I have discovered an interesting trend, my characters can’t shut the hell up! Every scene is talk, talk, talk and talk some more. I mean like dialogue, I […]

NaNo 2011: Ruins of Empire-Encyclopedia Galactica


Tweet of the Day: Are Your Dialogue Beats Repetitious? ——- More world building stuff, this time an “encyclopedia” of useful terms. Again, this is a reconstruction, since I lost the original some time ago. Now, in no particular order (and therefore defying the encyclopedic concept|) here are a few terms: Galactic Empire: Form of hereditary […]

NaNo 2011: Ruins of Empire-Timeline


Tweet of the Day: The Iceman Plot —— You may have noticed the dearth of post around here not to mention that this is not the regularly scheduled update to Necessary Heroes. You know the answer already: NaNo Instead I give you some background/world building info on the current project to wet your appetites. I […]

NaNo 2011: Just in time


Tweet of the Day: Zombies of Portland: A Halloween Story ——- ——- That’s exactly how I feel. Bloody internet provider. Three days of nothing, nada, zilch! Lots of calls, no service until a few minutes ago. Frustrating to say the very least. And guess what NaNo started today and I haven’t uploaded a single word, […]