Author Archives: Liz

Dear Writer

Dear Writer, In this blog, you will find some space. Some simplicity. You will find your voice and you will share it with others. You will find experience and a way to express yourself again. To share your words…your heart. … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: SEE

I’m going to try following the prompts that Lisa Jo Baker posts on her blog every Friday. This week’s is: See. The rules? Write for 5 minutes. No editing. No over-thinking. No backtracking. ——– My sweet six-year-old son is learning … Continue reading

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And that’s a NaNo wrap

I made it to 50K on Saturday. Hunkered over my laptop as my husband and sons slept, I typed the final words of my 2013 NaNoWriMo creation. There were several times during the month when I wasn’t so sure I’d … Continue reading

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The last week of NaNo

Next week at this time, NaNoWriMo will be over. The last few days, it’s consumed me. My laptop has been out and I’ve grabbed every minute possible to add words to the page. I’m now at 35,019 words. (Less than … Continue reading

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26K+

I am still behind on my wordcount (if I were writing 1,667 per day I would have 35K today) but that’s not so far behind that I can’t make 50K by November 30. I still have hope! Recent reminders that … Continue reading

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There was a hiatus…

In my NaNoWriMo writing. My younger son turned six years old on Monday and that means we were celebrating all week! SO, I’m now at a place where I will need to write 2.700 words per day to make my … Continue reading

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If you were wondering…

If you were wondering, I’m still at the NaNoWriMo challenge. On Saturday I reached 15,000 words in my “novel in stories”. This is hard! (Hmmm…have I said that before?) It’s also great. I’ve been reminded how fun it is to … Continue reading

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Now I remember: This NaNoWriMo thing is hard

I’m at 7,333 words. And I’m wondering what on earth I was thinking when I took this challenge on again. It’s hard to write all these words. Especially hard when the self critic wakes up strong and ready to fill … Continue reading

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Day three and I’m behind 2,000+ words

Due to a power outage for 7 hours yesterday, I’m now behind by 2,000+ words. (I could have written by hand but it was an otherwise busy day — including hosting a baby shower at our house…in the dark.) I … Continue reading

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NaNo has begun!

NaNoWriMo has begun. Today I woke up late. I have a sick kid at home. But, I managed to get in 1,704 words. (I’d never have done that if I wasn’t participating in NaNo.) I’m aiming for 2,000 per day … Continue reading

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