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NaNoWriMo 2013: Thoughts On Finishing

Well, I did it. I finished. This was my third NaNoWriMo, and I’ve finished all three. As in years before, winning makes me feel happy and accomplished. Overall, though, NaNo was different this time around. I’ve never done much planning … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: My Soundtrack

Hello, hello. I meant to review Catching Fire today and talk about, among other things, its film score. Then I realized that the score won’t be released until the 25th, so I shall have to wait. Instead, I’m writing about … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: One Cannot Live On Writing Alone

When not masquerading as A Writer Who Actually Knows What She Is Doing, I have many other responsibilities. Here are some of the things I’m currently doing that keep me from my beloved writing: Homeschooling. My most important schoolwork is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: Just Start

If someone were to ask me for writing advice – and I don’t know why they would, since I’m only seventeen and have been writing seriously for the last four years – I would tell them, “Start. Just start writing.” … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: Supply List

NaNoWriMo kicks off today! Good luck, everyone! NaNo requires more than an idea and some method of getting it all down – whether that means writing, typing, or talking if you have a prisoner bound and gagged in your basement, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: What I’m Writing

In an earlier post, I outlined a handful of my ideas for NaNoWriMo. I’ve since made a final decision about what I’m writing and how long it will be. I’m aiming for 25,000 words but will be fine with 20,000 … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: A Jumble Of Thoughts

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to start planning for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo! Unlike my first time, when I started brainstorming a story the night before NaNo began, I’ve already started collecting ideas. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Academic Competition Opportunities For Homeschoolers

This article appeared in slightly different form in the online magazine Mindful Homeschooler: Kids who attend school have many opportunities to take part in academic competitions, but what about homeschoolers? Do they have anything? As a matter of fact, yes. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2012: Thoughts On Finishing

I finished! Dwarven music was my victory song because that’s pretty much all I’ve been listening to these past few days. (Is ‘dwarven’ not a word? I thought it was, but spell-check says it isn’t.) I forgot about the congratulatory … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2012: Covering Up

In an earlier post I wrote that I think good titles are very important. I love reading and writing words, so I pay attention to titles. Titles can’t be too long or they won’t fit on the cover, so a … Continue reading

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