Monthly Archives: December 2016

Losing Motivation — How to Go Forward With Your NaNo Book

Losing Motivation: Since #NaNoWriMo2016 ended, I’ve noticed a lot of Tweets and Facebook posts about writers losing motivation to finish their novel. I confess, I’m one of them. It’s as if the arrival of December 1st gave us a “Get Out of Jail” card. We stop pushing to write 1,667 words a day and write…

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#NaNoHop, Social Media Buzz and Networking

#NaNoHop, Social Media Buzz and Networking Welcome, new followers from #NaNoHop! @RaimeyGallant has done an awesome job of creating social media, buzz, and networking opportunities for the 400+ writers who signed up for the NaNo Blog and Social Media Hop. I imagine her hunkering down in a bunker, living off coffee and stale Girl Scout…

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Thoughts on the USS Arizona and the memorial in Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor and The USS Arizona Today marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, an event that hurled the United States into World War II , though it had been raging in Europe for years. 2,403 Americans died in our first encounter with the Japanese. 418,500 American military and civilians would die…

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