Final Stretch

In the final stretch of this year’s NaNoWriMo, I find myself just 500 words away from the coveted finish line. It’s an exhilarating feeling, one that’s akin to completing an arduous marathon, albeit one of the literary kind. Every keystroke, every paragraph, and every chapter has been a step in this creative race. As I …

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Third Week

It’s the third week of NaNoWriMo, and I can hardly believe I’ve already put down 32,000 words. It’s been a whirlwind of creativity and discipline, and I’m thrilled with my progress. But there’s one thing I’ve had to force myself to do: resist the temptation to go back and edit. Editing is an important part …

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13 days

It’s the second week (13 days, but who’s counting?) of NaNoWriMo, and I find myself in the passenger seat of a car, escaping the confines of my writing space. I wish I could tell you exactly where I stand with my word count, but the Wi-Fi is spotty, and I’m in the middle of nowhere, …

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First Lines

It’s down to the first lines of NaNoWriMo. If you’re anything like me, you might be wondering how to keep that word count climbing and that self-doubt at bay. As of now, I’ve managed to pen down 15,000 words. But you might have that nagging feeling of falling behind that lurks in the background. But …

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