Month: October 2012

NaNoWriMo! A New Project and 30-Day Writing Experiment

It’s almost heeeere!!   National Novel Writing Month kicks off tomorrow, as many of you are well aware. Whether you’re participating this year or cheering the rest of us on from the sidelines, I hope your November has great things in store!   As I’ve been teasing for a couple […]

From Goals to Quirks: My Pre-Draft Character Profiles

This is going to be my last craft post pre-Nano. I hope you fellow writers have found some helpful ideas to work into your own process! Jess Stork asks: What kind of preparation do you do when planning your characters?   I admire writers who begin the drafting process by […]

A Tyranny Of Petticoats

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