See the pictures from our 2013 TGIO: It was a great NaNo season and a wonderful Thank-Goodness-It’s-Over party! Many thanks to Ky (scrapacat) for contributing this beautiful scarf she made, to Steve (Whitey) for contributing a very handsome handmade journal (which I won in the raffle), and to Paula (catatone1) for contributing a very precious […]
The NaNoWriMo fall preparation is underway; as folks may know, we have a bunch of Cafepress shops set up with various merchandise as a fundraiser (albeit at a very minor scale). I was involved in a forum exchange with Saker Pup, one of the ML’s for Montana and she coined the phrase Cyborg Ninja Helper […]
This Sunday (November 28th) is the final write-in of this 2010 NaNoWriMo. It will be in the Children’s Department (lower level) of the Nichols Library in downtown Naperville from 1-4:30 pm (Sunday). Come out and write a bunch! As a special treat, I’ve made some really good plot bunnies to give out as word war […]
As many of you know, there are write-ins on Saturdays at Caribou Coffee. Due to an unavoidable engagement, Katherine won’t be able to host this weekend; however, since I am a bit behind in my writing but starting my week-long vacation, I will try to fill in for her and will be there from 9:30-11:30 […]
Just saw this Naperville Sun story about our region by Jenette Sturges. Take a read…
Recently there was a thread in the secret ML forum about making plot bunnies and the question came up: what are plot bunnies?. In the novelist sense, plot bunnies are ideas for plot changes that typically come up once you are working on your well-planned novel with its completed plot. Just like bunnies, they are […]
Just a reminder that the third and final prep workshop is Saturday, October 16th. It will be led by Joe Turpin and will cover character development. Come on out to the 95th Street Library in Naperville, 1-3 pm CST.