BlogCritics are writing demons (or perhaps are ridden by them). so it should come as no surprise that the month of November has seen lots of participation in NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month. Yes, BlogCritics add to their already-hefty schedule a commitment to write a 50,000-word novel in the thirty days that begin tomorrow. Here is the collection of NaNoWriMo posts they’ve found time to write in the midst of preparing to write, writing, and recovering from the effort of penning the Great American November Novel.
NaNoWriMo Notes: Final Thoughts
The fact that I, or anybody else for that matter, write at all is pretty darn special.
Posted to Books by gypsyman on November 26, 2005
Where Did November Go? NaNoWriMo Knows
For the last month, I’ve been living in Indigo, a small town, accompanying a rural sheriff named Art Whiddick…
Posted to Books by DrPat on November 25, 2005
NaNoWriMo Notes #8: 50,000 Words. Now What?
Fifty thousand words was the easy part, now I have to finish the thing.
Posted to Books by gypsyman on November 19, 2005
NaNoWriMo Notes 7: Into The Homestretch
To quote the great sage Bugs Bunny: “This feels like the beginnings of a “bee-u-tee-ful” friendship”
Posted to Books by gypsyman on November 12, 2005
NaNoWriMo Notes 6: First Week and a Title
Saturday November 5th 2005, 2:05am: 24 days 21 hours and 55mins. to go. Word Count: 10,338: 39,662 to go and a title: The Paths Life Takes Things that start in the middle of the week always confuse me. With November 1st…
Posted to Books by gypsyman on November 5, 2005
OBH #016: “2^4”
[33:54, 7.8MB, MP3] Recorded 2005/11/03 [MP3] Download the show directly [RSS] Subscribe to the One Big Happy Podcast RSS feed Complete schedule of the show: 00:00 Welcome to One Big Happy Podcast #016, “2^4” 00:05 ♩ “Opera Singer” by Cake from Comfort Eagle 00:30…
Posted to Culture by Phillip Winn on November 4, 2005
Podcast comments on his NaNoWriMo progress so far…
NaNoWriMo Tip — Procrastinate!
Tomorrow, National Novel Writing Month kicks off! During the next thirty days, participants are going to be plowing toward a goal of 50,000 words. In other words, we’ll all be doing everything we can to avoid actual writing. Right?…
Posted to Books by LegendaryMonkey on October 31, 200
NaNoWriMo Notes 5: The Final Checklist
Saturday October 29, 2005, 3:06 am 68 hours and 54 minutes until fingers in motion. With just over two days to go before the gun sounds to kick of NaNoWriMo it’s time to take stock of the situation and make sure…
Posted to Books by gypsyman on October 29, 2005
OBH #014: “Cold Weather Coming”
[23:47, 5.5MB, MP3] Recorded 2005/10/27 [MP3] Download the show directly [RSS] Subscribe to the One Big Happy Podcast RSS feed Complete schedule of the show: 00:00 Welcome to One Big Happy Podcast #014, “Cold Weather Coming” 00:05 ♩ “Opera Singer” by Cake from…
Posted to Culture by Phillip Winn on October 28, 2005
Yes, Phillip includes NaNoWriMo in the podcast…
NaNoWriMo Notes: Pre Season Training
October 21, 2005, 11:24 am. 11 days, 12 hours, and 36 minutes until keyboards in motion. I’ve decided to take a tip from the world of athletics; get in training. Athletes will spend days, week, months, even years preparing for an…
NaNoWriMo Notes: Panic Attacks And Group Aversion
Oct 15th 11:26am EST.: Fifteen days 12 hours and thirty-four minutes to go. I have to admit that the panic started to set in last week. What the hell am I doing? I have a hard enough time as it…
Posted to Books by gypsyman on October 15, 2005
NaNoWriMo Notes: Why? Why Not.
“Him: I am an artist, I am a man, I am a failure. (Whispers) An artist, a man, and a failure (loudly) MUST PROCEED.” e. e. cummings: Him: Act 3 Scene 3. Sunday Oct 9th 2005: Twenty- two days until…
Posted to Books by gypsyman on October 10, 2005
NaNoWriMo Notes: Why I’m Writing a Novel in November
Proving once again that I have less sense than the average person I’ve persuaded myself that it would be fun to get involved with the National Novel Writing Month. Yep I’m going to try and crank out 50,000 words…
Posted to Books by gypsyman on October 5, 2005
Starting October 1, 2005, this monkey encourages all writers to scoot on over to the National Novel Writing Month website to sign up for a month of hair-tearing excitement. The objective for all NaNoWriMo participants is to write a…
Posted to Books by LegendaryMonkey on September 22, 2005
Review: No Plot? No Problem!
Starting in 1999, Chris Baty and a few of his friends decided to do something crazy: force themselves to try and write a 50,000 word novel in one month. They officially coined this: National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo…
Posted to Books by TDavid on November 6, 2004
One Day I am Going to Write a Novel
One day I am going to write a novel! That is me! I have said this so many times. What has stopped me? A Couple of Excuses: 1) “I need to take a 3 month hiatus from…
Posted to Books by Doug Moore on October 29, 2004 11:49 AM
The NoNovel is Nude
It all started with Phillip Win’s last post on NaNoWriMo, the acronym of the prestigious title (everything with National in it deludes us to greatness), ‘National Novel Writing Month’. Following my comments over there, I know I have yet to…
Posted to Culture by Corinna Hasofferett on November 3, 2003
NaNoWriMo Starts Tomorrow
I discovered National Novel Writing Month last year a week after it had already started, but I still managed to write a 50,000 word novel in November 2002. The rules are pretty simple: Write a 50,000 word complete novel during…
Posted to Books by Phillip Winn on October 31, 2003
NaNoWriMo is six days away!
Here at Blogcritics, we write reviews of books, but I’m sure plenty of us also want to be the ones that the reviews are written about. I’ve started so many stories that I haven’t finished that I’ve lost count. And…
Posted to Books by DebbieX on October 26, 2003
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