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It’s that time of the year again. It’s almost November and that means NaNoWriMo. For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a writing challenge that takes place every November. The challenge sounds simple. Write a fifty-thousand-word

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Practicing Writing To A Goal Or Deadline

The realities of writing, at least as a professional, is the idea of the deadline. That’s a date and sometimes time to complete a piece of writing. Professional writers deal with them every day. If your goal is to be

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Word Count Goals–The Cons

Word count goals are wonderful tools, but it is a double edged one. There is a downside to setting a word count goal. The main danger is that the pressure to reach that goal gives the writer ulcers or panic

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