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#789682 - 10/26/12 07:01 PM Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet?  
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Several years ago I started participating in the annual National Novel Writing Month held every November since 1999. Unfortunately, I've only completed one year, but the others that I signed up for, I made very good progress toward new writing projects.

For many of us, November isn't the best time of year to try such a challenge. But, I'm interested in getting back into fiction after several years away from it and I think this is a good way to get back into the game.

I'm leaving my profile link to NaNoWriMo here if you would like to join me and also you can keep up with my weekly progress on this site as well.

I would love to hear whether you signed up or not, and how you are doing along the way. Quite a number of us on BellaOnline are giving the challenge a try this year - I hope you join in on the fun.

#789684 - 10/26/12 07:52 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]  
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Edie,
I'm thinking about it. As I do every year before chickening out.


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#789764 - 10/27/12 03:29 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]  
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Hello Edie. I am definitely having a go this year and it is great to meet other people that are participating. Wishing you the best of luck with this and I hope to speak with you very soon.



#789777 - 10/27/12 05:54 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]  
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I did it. I signed up for NaNoWriMo.


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#789779 - 10/27/12 06:39 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]  
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Nice one, Maeve. Welcome aboard and good luck smile



#790618 - 11/01/12 09:51 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]  
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Yup NaNoWriMo is about learning skills! The best goals are SMART -

Specific
Measurable
Attainable
Relevant
Time-bound

So that's why NaNoWriMo is great. You need a deadline. You need something specific to try for. It's fine if you don't quite make it - what you're doing is building up your skill set!

Is anybody else working on a mystery novel for NaNoWriMo? Let us know!


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#790742 - 11/02/12 05:35 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Maeve Maddox-School Ref]  
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You should give it a shot Maeve, you might surprise yourself!

#790743 - 11/02/12 05:37 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Maeve Maddox-School Ref]  
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Way to go, Maeve - I'm proud of you. Hope you let us know how you are doing or if you need encouragement.

#790744 - 11/02/12 05:38 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: theraven]  
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Clare, glad to see you are in. Please let us know how you are doing.

#790745 - 11/02/12 05:39 PM Re: Have You Signed Up for NaNoWriMo Yet? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Very true, Lisa! It's all good!!!

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