Writing as a Community

In honor of NaNoWriMo last November, the Iredell County Public Library that I work for in North Carolina partnered with Mitchell Community College to create the first ever community novel.  We created a group of writers who were patrons and staff of the library, and students and staff from the college.  We organized our thoughts,… Continue reading Writing as a Community

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Bringing in the New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!  I am so excited for this year because, as everyone does, I have set a New Year's Resolution, and it involves all of YOU (my followers and fellow bloggers).  Unlike most of the "lose weight" plans, mine is (I'd like to think) realistic.  I plan on finishing my novel.  I've been writing… Continue reading Bringing in the New Year

NaNoWriMo: A Realistic Approach

Let's be honest with ourselves, unless you are a full-time writer, English teacher, Professor, Student, or otherwise "paid-to-write," you probably don't have the time to write a novel in one month.  Even if you are one of the above mentioned individuals, your time is still limited and your writing is usually limited to your area… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: A Realistic Approach