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Camp NaNo and Pantsing

Today is the midpoint of Camp NaNo, and I thus far give myself a resounding “eh”.  I’m not at the halfway point of what I wanted to write this month, and am likely to fall further behind instead of pushing … Continue reading

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Character Backstory – now with more Superheroes!

So, I’ve been thinking about character backstory, and their inner life, their emotional life recently.  Part of it has been in preparation for my second first draft of a story that I’m about to write, wanting to get a better … Continue reading

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Organization – Now with more Scrivener!

So, I’m just now getting around to doing actual research and planning for the rewrite that I have coming up in February.  I’ve been thinking about it before, and doing reading about related topics, and making little notes to myself, … Continue reading

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A Worldbuilding Link

This is mostly for myself, as it’s a few years old and I think most people have probably already seen it.  That said, if it’s useful to you, then hurrah!  I just tend to be behind on the writing community. … Continue reading

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NaNo planning!

Or mostly a lack thereof. I meant to prepare more this year, and still do have time to do so, but I’m not sure that it will happen, and it’s got me kind of worried.  I’m a pantser at heart, … Continue reading

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Parking Lots and Novel Planning

I’ve never been very good at novel planning.  Or, put rather more precisely, I’ve never been very good at novel planning that did me much good.  I can think about character details, even think about where I would like the … Continue reading

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A plan to plan

Because I plan to plan for NaNo 2012, I realized I needed a plan for this planning.  But I don’t have one yet, just a rough idea, though I plan to have a plan for planning for NaNo 2012 soon. … Continue reading

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Wiki Wiki (Wild Wild West)

No, this entry has nothing to do with Westerns, or Will Smith, or rapping.  It does, however, have to do with Wikis, specifically my own. Yes, I have a wiki of my very own (well locked down, or locked down well … Continue reading

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To End the Month

I am ~115k into this book, and things are happening.  It’s going well, moving towards its climax, but I’m still having trouble sitting down and writing it. So this is my public declaration of intent.  I will finish this book … Continue reading

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