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NaNo? No, No

The question of the week is: Did we engage in the National Novel Writing Month, (usually called “NaNo” or “NaNoWriMo”), which is a 50,000 word novel-writing challenge. Um…no… ARE YOU KIDDING? My first thought is, “Who the heck thought that … Continue reading

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Whether Tis Nobler to NaNo

… or NOT to NaNo By Jeff Salter This week, we’re weighing in on the annual drive to produce a 50k word novel during November. Before I expound, let me set down some context: I know many authors who hold … Continue reading

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National Not-Writing Month

This week’s topic focuses on a yearly writing challenge called National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. The event is also called NaNo. People who sign up for this challenge strive to write a 50,000 word novel during the … Continue reading

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Guest: Jeanne Theunissen

Today I have a guest who should be familiar to our regular readers, as she often drops in to comment and is a friend to several of us here at 4Foxes, 1 Hound. Jeanne Theunissen What is very interesting to … Continue reading

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Don’t Whitewash History: Guest Author, Mysti Parker

This is another free week, and one of the things I’ve been working on lately is assisting one of the Eskape Press authors with her release party. Since school is out for the summer I had some extra time so … Continue reading

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There’s a Person behind the Name

“It is now, at Advent, that I am given the chance to suspend all expectation…and instead to revel in the mystery.” ―     Jerusalem Jackson Greer,   A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting, and Coming Together As already mentioned last … Continue reading

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To NaNo or Not to NaNo

                                            … That is the Question                                                           By Jeff Salter              Okay, I’ll start with two admissions: 1.  I’ve never participated in NaNoWriMo (and, below, I’ll explain why). 2.  If I had ever participated, I’m afraid I would have flunked … Continue reading

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