Monthly Archives: October 2010

NaNoWriMo 2010

November is National Novel Writing Month. Something I’ve heard about but never attempted the challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. I’m not good with numbers, but the way I calculate it, that’s 1,667 words per day, seven days … Continue reading

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The Conference Event

The South Carolina Writers Workshop Conference (www.myscww.org/conference/) filled my life for the past weekend. After workshop sessions, critiques, and camaraderie with agents, editors and other writers, my mind is whirling with new ideas of ways to improve my writing. No … Continue reading

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The Value of Professional Networking

Today, I’m preparing for the South Carolina Writer’s Workshop Conference at the Hilton in Myrtle Beach, Oct. 22-24. Three days of listening, learning, applying, and networking. By Sunday afternoon, my mind will be whirling with new ideas and new takes … Continue reading

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Spending Time with Family

I’m taking a break from writing today to spend the Columbus Day holiday with family. Tomorrow I’m off to get my hair cut and highlighted and treat myself to a manicure so my hands will silently fly along the keyboard. This week, … Continue reading

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Creative Energy of a Writer’s Workshop

The South East Mystery Writers of America (www.semwa.com) Skill Build workshop this past weekend was a great writing/learning experience. Held at Honey Creek Episcopal Camp and Conference Center (www.honeycreek.org), near Jekyll Island, Georgia, it provided a relaxing and inspiring place for a … Continue reading

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