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50,000 words, 30 days – Nov. 16

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor Tuesday, November 16 As I was browsing the NaNoWriMo website (nanowrimo.org), I discovered I was able to give donations to the website. There are different classification levels for donations, but all the proceeds go to three places: the NaNoWriMo website, publishing for certain...

50,000 words, 30 days – Nov. 15

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor Monday, Nov. 15 Since I am trying to figure out cool angles for each entry, today I talked to Creative Writing teacher Teri Buczinsky about NaNoWriMo. While she claimed not to know a ton about NaNo, she did have a student a few years ago who competed in it. "She didn't finish...

50,000 words, 30 days – Nov. 14

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor Sunday, Nov. 14. 11:34 am. I am currently behind schedule by about 20,000 words. With my trusty partner, a cup of Starbucks coffee, and a heck of a lot of determination, I am going to try and make a dent in the amount of words I have to finish. Even with the events mapped ou...

50,000 words, 30 days – Nov. 9

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor Tuesday, Nov. 9. After a long, writing-filled weekend, I done two things successfully: 1. I have come up with a fully developed story idea. It's about time, right? 2. I have officially completed 11,300 words, exactly. Not only am I surprised that I was able to accomplish su...

50,000 words, 30 days – Nov. 4

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor Thursday, Nov. 4. Since, as of right now, I have no life between school, speech team, journalism, winter play, babysitting and tennis, finding time to write "x" amount of words is nearly impossible. So I have devised a plan. Every day, from here on out, I will be writing 2,000...

50,000 words, 30 days

November 18, 2010

Katie Best Opinion Editor November isn't just home to Thanksgiving and "no shave November"; it is also home to a new sensation that has been sweeping the nation: National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is an online writing competition wherein one must write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Wh...

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