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November Novel Writing

November is National Novel Writing Month! Affectionately known as NaNoWriMo, writers are encouraged to sign up and track their progress, effectively joining a social network of other writers.The NaNoWriMo organization describes the program as: “a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 […]

November 8th, 2013

Terrific Narrative Nonfiction

Narrative nonfiction. It’s the trendy name for a type of nonfiction writing that’s been slowly simmering for years. Today, it’s at a full boil. What is it? Narrative nonfiction writers use fiction techniques such as plot, narrative, drama, voice, creativity, and fully-drawn characters to tell a true story or explore a topic. What’s so great […]

November 6th, 2013