NaNoWriMo Insanity Part 3

Whew.That was one beastly month; so much so that it's taken me until now to make my third post about it.  It's about time I wrapped this thing up, so I'm going to do that while I sit here and get fat on pumpkin bread.  Don't judge me.I finished NaNoWriMo with over 52,000 words, and can consider myself a "winner." I won NaNo! :-)I even ordered a tee shirt which should be getting here soon. I'm going to rock that shirt in all my nerdy, writery glory at the gym. Woohoo! I think I got a lot more out of it than I thought I would (see my post NaNoWriMo Insanity Part 2), but I wouldn't necessarily do it again.  Because I was working on a re-write, I already had a lot of the word count done...it just needed some serious work.  If I did it with a completely new piece, I think my brain might explode.  But seriously, if I...
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Exciting (tiny) format change!

Hey, everyone!As I get farther into the writing process, the more I realize that so much of this business, and the success of someone participating in it, is based on pimpage. In a nutshell, authors helping authors.Therefore, I'm going to be doing occasional posts to help get the word out about my friends' books, particularly the lovely ladies from the Maryland Romance Writers and other RWA chapters I participate in as well as some amazing self-pubbed authors I know. Why are you doing this, Sarah?  Won't your blog turn into a giant advertisement for other people's stuff?Will your blog be the equivalent of ALL OF THESE rolled into one?Well, because of the reason I mentioned above--authors helping authors.  One reason I've joined these groups is for the support of other authors just like me, and that's why they've joined, too.  So much of this wide world of publishing is based on give and take, and I've come to realize I...
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