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What’s 50,000 Divided by 30? Welcome to NaNoWriMo!

November's National Novel Writing Month (called NaNoWriMo for short) is only a few short days away! Are you ready to write a 50,000 word book in 30 days? To answer the question of "What's 50,000 divided by 30?" It's 1,666.67 or the number of words you need to write everyday in November so you [...]

By | October 29th, 2012|Writing|4 Comments

How To Write a Novel Based on a True Story

Today we welcome guestblogger, Harlow Coban! Harlow is the author of Life in Death, her debut novel which is now available. A fast-paced murder mystery, Life in Death is the first part of the Kari Marchant series. Read on to find out how to effectively turn your real life stories into captivating fiction!   My [...]

By | January 31st, 2012|Writing|23 Comments

How to Win at National Novel Writing Month

Goodbye Halloween, hello November’s National Novel Writing Month (called NaNoWriMo for short) where 200,000 writers around the world hash out a 50,000 word novel from Nov 1st to Nov 30th. November is also the month of National Blog Posting Month and Write Nonfiction in November. So if you’ve been waiting to write that novel, blog [...]

By | November 2nd, 2011|Writing|2 Comments

Guestpost: Stephen King’s “On Writing”

Today we have regular guestblogger Dave Baldwin to talk about Stephen King's On Writing with us! *** After countless urgings from numerous friends (some writers, some not), I finally broke down and read On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King. I’m glad I did, and I expect to give the book a [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|Book Reviews|1 Comment