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NaNoWriMo Prep: Put together a work space (or a work space bag)

I’m lucky enough to have a dedicated work space in my home that is separate from my bedroom, but sometimes I sitting at my desk and typing up my story is difficult. Besides our home office, I can write in our living room, the patio in the back of the building, and if I need […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Find Your Posse

The new NaNoWriMo site is up and you can fill out the profile and add the book you are going to write next month. If you’ve got any ideas about the book you are going to write, this can potentially help you find a posse of other writers to help you through the month. In […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: A Hoard of Stories

Experiencing a good story through any medium usually kicks me in the butt to create something of my own. After watching the most recent Ghostbusters I started thinking about how death would work in the Sandbox universe. Would there be reincarnation? How would Death handle death? Is she the sole grim reaper or does her […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Find your jams

I’m not a music editor. I’m a fan of dumping the entire catalog for an artist or group into a playlist and calling it complete. This sometimes leads to disappointment with my playlists because of this lack of curation. I’ve been using Spotify recently, but 8tracks has been my go to for curated music in […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Snacks and Meal planning

Once you’ve got a budget for next month, at least as far as food is concerned, let’s doing at least a little preliminary work to plan what you’d like to eat. Proper planning prevents poor performance and all such clich├ęs. Now is not the time to decide that you’re also going to make sweeping changes […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Find the money

If you’re anything like me, most of your money goes to necessities like student loans, credit card, mobile phone, rent, utilities, and groceries. Perhaps even a car or mortgage payment. Planning to do something like this for a month and pretending that it won’t have an impact on your budget is akin to sticking your […]

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NaNoWriMo Prep: Finding Time

There are a few ways to go about tracking your time in this modern age. You can do it in semi-automatically with a smart device, with pen and paper, or manually on your smart device. It doesn’t matter how you decide to track your time, make sure to do it. Much like fiscal storytelling (keeping […]

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