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The end of Nanowrimo 2018

Today is the last day of Nanowrimo 2018. My book isn’t finished, but I am oh so very close to making my 50,000 words for this year. Today is bittersweet, because I still have at least another month’s work ahead … Continue reading

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How you can win National Novel Writing Month

This is the talk I gave in September at this year’s Nanowrimo Kick-Off Party in San Francisco. I did Nanowrimo for the first time in 2003. I was a new mom of a two-month-old preemie. Not surprisingly, I couldn’t rub … Continue reading

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Come Write With Me

Tonight is the last Write-In at the Borderlands Cafe.  Please come join me, if you’d like to have a couple hours of peace to yourself or if you have something to get out of your system or if, by any … Continue reading

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Do You Nanowrimo?

In August 2003, my pregnancy turned complicated. The long hours confined to a hospital bed, where I faced the realization that one of us might not survive my daughter’s birth, fired my determination to write something – finish something, publish … Continue reading

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Why (And How) Writers Write

Last month, SG Browne, Dana Fredsti, and I chatted at the Borderlands Cafe about why writers do what they do.  The event was organized by Scott as a way to encourage more writers to join the San Francisco Writers Coffeehouse, … Continue reading

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