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Honourary Dilettante Contest Update – Reviews, etc…

Still time for a fun contest! Check out the reviews for Helena’s Memoirs and stories!

Honourary Dilettante Contest from My Favorite Dilettante!

Usually I reblog important posts, but WP is failing me at the moment so let’s settle for Press This.  Meaning, press this:  Honourary Dilettante Contest. My favorite dilettante, Helena Hann-Basquiast, is holding a contest to promote her book, Memoirs of a Dilettante. Volume One.  The prizes include kisses from Helena herself (well, I suppose, more […]
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Championship for the Ages Round 3!

Round 3. Formidable poets, but you can only vote for one.

Behold: The first Yesterday Road T-shirt winner!

Here’s me as a model! (Don’t worry. I’ll keep my day job.) Love the T-shirt and being a winner 🙂

I WON!

A picture is worth a thousand words …. I managed to squeeze out 50,650 words, and actually put an ending to the novel. Nothing like having closure. But these last few thousand words were hard to write. I didn’t have writer’s block. Rather, I didn’t want the writing to end. But all good things come […]
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Past the 45,000 mark!

I can’t believe I’m making this much progress! I’ve never written a novel and I can’t say that this one is very coherent, but NaNoWriMo is truly serving its purpose with me. I’ve gained a lot of confidence in myself as a writer this month. More than I’ve ever had in my life.

Home Stretch

I just uploaded my novel-in-progress to the National Novel Writing Month website (www.nanowrimo.org) and I have over 43,000 words! Only five more days to write and reach the 50,000 word mark. I’m pumped! And I’ve learned a lot. This is my first time participating in NaNoWriMo. One thing I’ve learned is to write early and […]
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