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Interview on NaNoWriMo Blog

October always means it's time to prepare for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Since my NaNoWriMo novel was published last summer, the Office of Letters and Light (a.k.a. the people in charge of NaNoWriMo) interviewed me for their blog. Here is the link to the interview, which includes tips for getting ready to write… Continue reading Interview on NaNoWriMo Blog

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Satisfaction With Your Own Writing

Students, journalists, novelists--in fact anyone at all who writes--experience that moment when the piece is done and you never want to look at it again. NaNoWriMo is no exception. While I have completed 50,000 words on my new novel, IN THE WINDS OF DANGER, it is far from complete. I typed the last word on… Continue reading Satisfaction With Your Own Writing

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NaNoWriMo

Monday is November 15, and that means we will be halfway through National Novel Writing Month.  This year I am participating with my 30 fifth graders, another teacher and her 32 sixth graders, assorted sixth graders who did NaNo with me last year, and a parent of a current student.  Two teachers at a nearby… Continue reading NaNoWriMo