Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Jimmy & Minnie, and my year-end update. – Whiteboard Wednesday #nanowrimo OMG #amwriting

So, first off, on Sunday evening, I “won” National Novel Writing Month for the 7th time! I swear to you, it gets more difficult each time, at least in part because it’s harder to turn off the internal editor. Another … Continue reading

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Psyching yourself out: How not to win #NaNoWriMo

I see so many people give up on their work in progress, especially during NaNoWriMo, because the going gets rough, or they lose faith in the story they’re telling before it’s done. Well, okay, I did exactly that last year. … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: the GhostBus

Okay for this Whiteboard Wednesday, you get an ink doodle on paper. Sorry. Time is tight during NaNoWriMo! This is a scene lifted from my work in progress, Mean Spirit.

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Whiteboard Cover for Mean Spirit – a Tipsy Fairy Tale! #amwriting #NaNoWriMo

Hello Whiteboard Wednesday fans! Today, for my own amusement and inspiration, I created a (very) rough working cover for Mean Spirit – A Tipsy Fairy Tale (#3). The NaNoWriMo site says people who post covers while writing are 60% more … Continue reading

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Pukwudgie vs Jimmy the dog! Whiteboard Wednesday Tipsy Fairy Tales – Mean Spirit PREVIEW! Plus #nanowrimo musings.

[Note: I posted this a day early by mistake, but there’s no sense taking it down now!] In 2011, the year after I wrote Blue Spirit, I was at my critique group meeting, helping in a brainstorming session about paranormal … Continue reading

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Confessions of a binge-writer!

Hello, I’m Chris Garrison, and I’m a binge writer. (Hi, Chris!) I have written 6 novels, but all of them were written during National Novel Writing Months. In November, I have to keep a pace of about 2000 words per day … Continue reading

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Forget the haters: Why I love National Novel Writing Month #amwriting #nanowrimo

(this rant was written for the Nindy / NaNoWriMo Indianapolis group on Facebook, reposted here for your amusement) http://www.salon.com/2010/11/02/nanowrimo/ So, in another Facebook writing group, this anti- NaNoWriMo piece resurfaced. It made me mad when I first saw it, and … Continue reading

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