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My History with 50kDayOne

A little less than five years ago, I found myself starting NaNoWriMo as an ML for a newly created region.  I was excited, and determined that this would be the year that I would finally win, but my first two … Continue reading

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On How Faster Writing Isn’t Always Worse

Those of you that know me know that I write a lot of words every year for NaNoWriMo (and sometimes not during NaNo, but I’m slower then).  For those of you that don’t know me… I write a lot of … Continue reading

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On Overachievers

There is a debate right now (and it is friendly and well-intentioned, so debate is the right word) about what the group of people who plan to write more than 50k during NaNoWriMo are supposed to call themselves.  The term … Continue reading

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50kKillMeNow

For the past two years, I have written all 50,000 words required to win NaNoWriMo on the first day, usually taking almost the entirety of the first twenty four hours.  The first time that I did it, it was to … Continue reading

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NaNo Events (Overachiever edition!)

It’s just over a month away and entirely too soon, so I thought that I would go ahead and plan whatever special events I wanted this year, and see what others of my overachievers were interested in.  I think that … Continue reading

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NaNo 2012 1: Attempts at Scope

Yes, it is only just September, meaning that NaNo is almost two full months away, and yet I am already starting to think concretely about how I want this year’s NaNo experience to go. And let me tell you, it … Continue reading

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How Overachieving Ruined my Perspective

If someone writing a lot of words during a month (whether it is more than you or not) and complaining about some of the downsides of that fact offends you, then please stop reading now.  Save us both the trouble … Continue reading

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11/11/11 Reunion Tour Part Deux

So!  Some time ago I proposed an 11/11/11 Reunion Tour on 5/11/12, that would be six months to the day after the original shenanigans (that I was around for very little of).  At the time, it was a good idea … Continue reading

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11/11/11 Part 2 – Electric Boogaloo

On 11/11/11, a group of overachieving NaNo writers got together and wrote very little (and had a good time doing it!).  I was only there for part of it, and missed probably most of the fun, but loved the idea of … Continue reading

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