New author Marie Lu talks about social networking and writing YA fiction: interesting, short article for those wanting to get published.
Seventeen stalwart wrimos showed up at the 95th Street Library to write today (Sunday, November 27th). This was the final Naperville Public Library write-in of the season (there are still a few other write-ins in the final three days of NaNoWriMo). 111127_95th_street_write-in You can see that folks made great progress on their novels: Joe won […]
WritingStudent, scrapacat, squiddish, WriterPete and I broke in the new Box Of Doom today, held some convention word wars and enjoyed a productive morning at Caribou (@Dominicks plaza in Naperville). Then WritingStudent, scrapacat, Squiddish and I went off to lunch at Chipotle (fun!): 111126_nano_writein
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I just saw create space has a new interior view feature. When you open a new title in create space, you upload a word doc or PDF, and view your novel in book format, page by page. Very helpful for later.
I’ve been making critters, but only once I reach my word count for the day. To make your own, by the way, you just need: pom-poms, pipe-cleaners, googly-eyes and a glue gun. All available at JoAnn’s or other craft stores.
We enjoyed a successful Sunday write-in at the 95th Street Library. We had 17 people present (16 wrimos) and everyone wrote many words. WritingStudent wrote over 8000 words; Sapphire added more than 25% to her overall wordcount; and lovebug increased her overall wordcount by nearly 400%! Here are some pictures from the event + a […]