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Trying Unusual Habits to Get the Words Flowing

| April 5, 2021

When you’re having trouble writing, do you have weird habits that are sure to get the words flowing? If you haven’t come up with any, check out this list of 9 Weird Habits that Famous Writers Formed. Some of them are a little bit out there, but maybe even those will give you an alternative […]

When Do You Write?

| March 25, 2019

During ECCC, I ran into one of my friends who I don’t see all that often, and we wound up hanging out for the majority of Saturday. While we were having a late lunch, he mentioned wanting to write but never having time for it, and he asked how I got so much done with […]

Why I Didn’t Do NaNoWriMo This Year (or last year)

| November 27, 2017

I did my first National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) in November 2009. I won that year, in that I wrote 50,000 words. But have those words ever seen the light of day again? Nope. After that year, I attempted NaNoWriMo six more times. I only won one additional time, though The Trouble with the […]