From the Archive, Nano 2011: Why Writers Should Visit a Large Bookstore at Least Once a Month

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (Posted 11/11/19) I stopped in at Chapters yesterday, on my way back from somewhere. I didn’t buy anything. These days … More From the Archive, Nano 2011: Why Writers Should Visit a Large Bookstore at Least Once a Month

From the archive, Nano 2011: #YA Saves

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (Originally blogged 2011/11/23) It all started, I think, with a snarky article in the Wall Street Journal, bemoaning the bleak and … More From the archive, Nano 2011: #YA Saves

From the Archives, Nano 2011:Query Hell(p)

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (First posted 11/11/17) Here’s the deal: I love writing queries.  I’ve also never written (and sent)  a query that didn’t … More From the Archives, Nano 2011:Query Hell(p)

From the Archives, Nano 2011: Rejection Reaction

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (first posted 2011/11/22) Something beautiful happened yesterday on Miss Snark’s First Victim. An author entered one of Miss Starks’ contests and wasn’t chosen as … More From the Archives, Nano 2011: Rejection Reaction

Nanowrimo Books Get Published and Here’s Proof #3

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today’s featured novel is Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen which Donna Gephart wrote during NaNo in 2009. Here’s what she said … More Nanowrimo Books Get Published and Here’s Proof #3

From the Archives, Nano 2011: Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (First posted 11/11/29) Recently I told an editor he would have to wait for my manuscript because, in making some … More From the Archives, Nano 2011: Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

NANOWRIMO Books get Published and Here’s Proof! #2

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today’s featured novel is A Change In Crime, which D.R. Perry wrote during NaNo in 2013. Here’s a bit about … More NANOWRIMO Books get Published and Here’s Proof! #2

NANOWRIMO Books get Published and Here’s Proof! #1

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. Nanowrimo started as a challenge to write a whole novel (at least 50,000 words) in the month of November and has grown over the years to a large not-for profit organization that benefits students and other aspiring writers all over the world. I participated in my first Nanowrimo … More NANOWRIMO Books get Published and Here’s Proof! #1