Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Distraction Gratitude

Across the earth, folks are feverishly adding words to their novels in order to meet the 50,000 word goal of the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). There are many that will make the goal, and others that will go on … Continue reading

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Fluid Beauty

Three weeks ago, my NaNoWriMo goals were set in a post called, From NYC to Temple Bar.  Since then, Syrian refugees, Beirut, Paris, more refugees, and helpless sorrow. Often my goals seem naive and superficial, but never so much as … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – It’s May in Bryant Park

For Carly Blake, its spring in NYC and she’s at Bryant Park getting some bad news from her beau. Looks like she’s might be going to Ireland alone. Bummer. Despite her set-backs, Carly should be flying to Ireland by the … Continue reading

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From NYC to Temple Bar

Last year I successfully participated in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Then for the next ten months, the novel haunted me. It begged for more scenes, fewer words, more tension, deeper relationships. I loved the characters and couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Junk Drawer or Treasure Chest?

It started as a place to keep paperclips, and maybe to squirrel away a pen. Soon there are fat, purple rubber bands, the kind that hold the broccoli together at the grocery story; rubber bands that you have to keep … Continue reading

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