November 1, 2009

Sunday Snips & Clips: November Edition

Remember, remembering the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treasons should ever be forgot. For those of you who observe it, Guy Fawkes Day falls this week. For Americans, this is the month that marks our Thanksgiving where traditionally we give thanks for all that has happened to us, all that we have endured and that we have endured. It is important to remember that we do use Thanksgiving to celebrate our bounty in things, but our bounty in life and that despite what we have suffered, we are still here. So if […]
October 29, 2009

5 Ways Readers Benefit from NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is right around the corner. For those of you who don’t know what that is, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writer’s Month. It’s a fun, by the seat of your pants writing challenge that began in 1999 with just 21 participants. Now a decade later, NaNoWriMo averages over a 100,000 participants in a no-hold barred, write like mad for 30 days adventure to create a book from scratch. That’s write, NaNoWriMo is all about the writing, but it’s also about the connections and relationships you make with other writers going through the same things you are. I’ve participated officially in […]