Is Camp NaNoWriMo Right For You?

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NaNoWriMo gets all the press and Twitter love. But what about Camp NaNoWriMo? You don’t have to be an accomplished writer to join Camp NaNoWriMo. You don’t even have to like camping to participate. If you want to write and reach a goal by the end of the month, then this writing challenge could be…

My Camp NaNoWriMo: Week One

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I swear I’m doing it this time! Several times I’ve said in my blog posts that I’d take on Camp NaNoWriMo but I fall short. I even signed up last April with a project and cabin—but didn’t write one word. That’s going to change.

Making Camp NaNoWriMo Work When Life Doesn’t

Making Camp NaNoWriMo Work When Life Doesn't via KLWightman.com
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Here’s how Camp NaNoWriMo goes for me: I pick out a writing project that I’m psyched to write, yet I find myself with the mantra “I’ll start it tomorrow” because of work and family commitments and errands until I find myself with the month over and no words written. Has this happened to you?

5 Ways to Write More This Spring

5 Ways to Write More This Spring via KLWightman.com
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Spring is finally here! After a harsh winter filled with dark days, bitter winds and more snow than I prefer, I welcome chirping birds, blooming flowers and earlier sunrises. Spring is a time for new beginnings. There’s no better time to start developing new writing habits that get you to write more like this spring.

Summer Writing Camps for Adults: 2019 Edition

Summer Writing Camps for Adults 2019 Edition via KLWightman.com
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For years, I wondered why only kids get the chance to run away from all their problems and express their creativity through the ritual we call summer writing camp. This is something adults want too! Thanks to you, I know I’m not alone. I wrote this blog post last year to see if it was…

5 Ways to Write Without Writing

5 Ways to Write Without Writing via KLWightman.com
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You have days where there just isn’t a minute to spare for your writing. You also have days where it’s socially unaccepted to bring out your pen and stack of paper to write. And you most certainly have days where you have all the time in the world and absolutely no motivation to write. But…