30 Days, 30 Posts: NaBloPoMo is here!

If I weren’t already doing NaNoWriMo 2013, I’d do this…maybe I’ll try for both? Cheat a little and include reblogs…;)

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There’s a lot of buzz each November around NaNoWriMo — you may notice some of your favorite blogs dedicating themselves to churning out 50,000 words this month.

If 50,000 words seem like 49,000 too many or you’re more interested in blogging than writing a book, NaBloPoMo — National Blog Posting Month — might be your speed: a challenge to post once every day for the entire month of November. No theme, no word count, no rules; just you, your blog, and 30 new posts.


NaBloPoMo started in 2006 in response to NaNoWriMo; not every blogger has the time or inclination to write a book, but the idea of a challenge that forces participants to stretch themselves, grow as bloggers, and be part of a supportive community is undeniably appealing. As founder Eden Kennedy, the power blogger behind fussy.org, put it:

If there’s one thing creative people…

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Book II in the works

Yesterday I attended the Kickoff of NaNoWriMo 2013 and decided what I'll be writing during November. Last year I wrote the first draft of the first book, The Kailley Chronicles: The 2012 Prophesies Begin. This year, the working title of Book II is The Twelve Days of Christmas. The goal of NaNo (short for National … Continue reading Book II in the works

Almost there (NaNoWriMo 2012)

NOTE: No time like the present…you just have to double up on the word count!?! Good luck…:)

Cristian Mihai

A couple of days ago I remembered that I’m a writer. Or at least, I’m supposed to be. I haven’t written a word of fiction in about three weeks. Yeah, with NaNoWriMo and my plan to participate, and I still didn’t manage to get a single word down until a few days ago.


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