Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

I Love You, You’re Perfect…Now I’m Gonna Revise You

This week, with November and NaNoWriMo in the rear view mirror, YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks, How do you approach editing/revising? So, here’s the first most important thing about revising. You should write your draft knowing that you not … Continue reading

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RTW – Writing Books & Writing Advice

This week,  YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks us to Share your most inspiring and/or motivational video, book, or quote on writing. All those NaNoWriMo participants out there nearing November’s half-way point could probably use an extra push toward the … Continue reading

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RTW – Staring Down the Deadline Monster

This week, as November looms, YA Highway asks the question, Are you doing NaNoWriMo, or have you ever? Does having a deadline inspire you? No, I’ve never done NaNoWriMo. By the time the National Novel Writing Month came along, I’d … Continue reading

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RTW – The Evil Blue Pencil Lady as Writing Coach

I got the nickname “Evil Blue Pencil Lady” from my kids back when I was homeschooling them. It wasn’t that I was a meanie when I would edit their work (I critiqued the writer and not the person), but I … Continue reading

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