Posts Tagged ‘ 3-Day Novel Contest ’

Top 3 Reasons to Participate in the 3 Day Novel Contest

Are you ready for the 3 Day Novel Contest? Wait, you meant you haven't heard of this annual write-a-thon, happening every Labo(u)r Day weekend since 1977?! Where have you been hiding, honey? It's only the world's most notorious writing contest! I've only written an entire book about it... [caption id="attachment_10802" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Pssst! Click to buy for just 99¢ Continue Reading...

#HumpDayReviews: My 2015 Year in Review

Happy Hump Day! As it's almost 2016, I've been going through my paper agenda, blog posts, Goodreads account, and various notebooks to review my year in reading and writing. So, instead of a book review, today I'm actually reviewing my own life. I'm sorting out exactly what I accomplished this year – both the successes and the failures – in order to help set some SMART goals for Continue Reading...

The #3DayNovel Contest: Day 1, Hour 1

My outline is done. My Scrivener file is set up. I've refilled the ink in all my fountain pens, and readied an army of ballpoints, Sharpies and highlighters for brainstorming in the notebook I've dedicated to Prime Time notes. My husband and I have restocked the refrigerator with food. My desk is (relatively) clean. My whiteboard is ready with some inspirational quotes: My iPad is Continue Reading...

Start your 3 Day Novel off right by reading this book

Writing a novel for the 3 Day Novel Contest this weekend? You're gonna need this: My book, Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist, will be on sale for only 99¢ from September 5 - 7. Coincidentally, these are the dates of this year's 3 Day Novel Contest. Learn how to: Outline your book for success, Fight the doubt demons, and Get your book DONE in only 3 days All by reading Continue Reading...

#HumpDayReviews, pre-3DNC edition: The Unstrung Harp by Edward Gorey

If you've never read anything by Edward Gorey, let me be the first to tell you that you've been wasting your life most miserably. Then, allow me to recommend the first Edward Gorey book you ought to read in order to rectify this situation: The Unstrung Harp, Or Mr Earbrass Writes A Novel. In honor of the fact that I'm about to write yet another 3 Day Novel this weekend, I decided to do Continue Reading...