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NaNo Diaries // 24-Hour Write-A-Thon Recap!

Hello everyone! As I am writing this, it is Day 3 of NaNoWriMo and... gosh I got to say I am zonked out and ready to sleep! So, this past weekend I decided to do something really bold and intense... I did a 24-hour write-a-thon. I got the idea from Emily, a fellow blogger-writer, and… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // 24-Hour Write-A-Thon Recap!

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How I Outlined My NaNo Novel

Hey everyone!! We are getting really close to November (yikes!!!) and I think I got my NaNoWriMo novel kind of planned out (maybe??) so I thought I'd share my outlining process with you guys. First thing's first, what is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It is an event, occurring annually every November,… Continue reading How I Outlined My NaNo Novel

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My Editing Process Part 2 (+ more templates!)

Hey everyone! It's time to talk about editing again! Editing is a big, complicated process so that's why I dedicated two posts to this topic. Last time, we talked about recruiting beta-readers and compiling feedback. In today's post, we will talk about how to incorporate beta-reader feedback into our edits. Disclaimer: This is not the… Continue reading My Editing Process Part 2 (+ more templates!)

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My Editing Process Part 1 (template included!)

Hello everyone! Editing seems like a daunting task, to take an entire novel that is 80 to 100K words and (somehow) make it better. Editing also seems endless: when do you ever stop?! There seems to always be ways to make improvements on a manuscript. A few years back when I was editing an old… Continue reading My Editing Process Part 1 (template included!)