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Halfway through #NaNoWriMo, week 46

I haven't done a 365K Club update in a while, and it’s that time of the week again, so let's do this for the month of November thus far! Numbers, please… November 1, Day 306: 1,777 words November 2, Day 307: 765 words November 3, Day 308: 2,435 words November 4, Day 309: 888 words TOTAL, WEEK 44: 8,390 words November 5, Day 310: 1,176 words November 6, Day 311: 810 Continue Reading...

#NaNoPrep: 1 Week Left!

There's just ONE WEEK LEFT to plan this year's NaNoWriMo novel! Are you ready? If the answer is "HELL NO!" and you're freaking out at this point, here are three simple things you can do to prep for November 1. 3 – Make a list I recently bought a copy of the official NaNoWriMo writer's workbook, Ready, Set, Novel!, which recommends writing a "love list." This is, quite simply, a list of all Continue Reading...

Top 10 #NaNoWriMo Prep Tips

As you may already know, I am a NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) enthusiast. So when October rolls around, that means it's prime Prep Season, and I start to get a little giddy. Additionally, since I am a confirmed NaNoWriMo Rebel (aka Cheater), this also means it's the time of year when I start pondering which of my WIPs I will bring into the wonderful world of NaNoWriMo, scrubbing and Continue Reading...

101 ways to kill someone in a convent

Okay, so I actually only managed to come up with 16 (plus a few I can't mention, because they're already in play and I wouldn't want to ruin the surprise), but here are some of the ways I've contemplated killing the characters in my NaNo novel, The Case of the Cunning Linguist, which is set in and around Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: [author_list style="plus"] Choking on communion Continue Reading...

Friday Night Liberty: San Diego local authors event, Nov 6

On the first Friday of every month, San Diego's Liberty Station hosts an open-house event called Friday Night Liberty. Museums, galleries, dance and artist studios all open their doors to visitors, offering free food and live music, as well as a chance for locals to chat with the artists that call Liberty Station home. Joining the festivities, San Diego Writers Ink also holds an open house Continue Reading...