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Writing Bootcamp: Postmortem

And then, it was done. No more prompts. No more classmates’ writing to read and critique. No more 1000 word assignment to turn in on Saturday. Even as I know the time flew by really quickly and I wish I’d signed up for the 10 week bootcamp, it feels like I’ve been at this routine a lot longer. I could go on doing this for much longer. I imagine this what somewhat like an MFA program feels like, from what I’ve always heard or read about them. Read More

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Happy National Day on Writing. Only remembered this morning that today was the day.  I’m going to put it into my calendar so I don’t forget again.  People on Twitter have been responding to the hashtag #WhyIWrite, so obviously there have been some real gems floating about as well as some of the usual platitudes about writing. Read More

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I’m going to do NaNoWriMo/WNFIN again this year.   Actually, stop.  Since words matter, I need to phase this better.  I’ll phrase my intention thusly: I plan to participate in NaNoWriMo/WNFIN this year and during the month of November, I will write a 50,000 word book. Read More

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Coming Alive

You sit around a large table with a bunch of other writers.  Make small talk.  Talk writing.  Read about writing.  Write. Read More

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