My NaNoWriMo: Round 5, Week 4

My NaNoWriMo Round 5 Week 4 via KLWightman.com
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We’re down to the final seven days of the NaNoWriMo writing challenge! The second half for me is always the hardest because the story becomes more intense and awkward at the same time.

Oh, and did I mention it’s Thanksgiving Week? That throws a plot twist into the writing challenge for me every single year.

So, did I reach my target daily word count goals for National Novel Writing Month? Keep reading.


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NaNoWriMo Tip: 7 Ways to Keep Writing During Thanksgiving

NaNoWriMo Tip 7 Ways to Keep Writing During Thanksgiving via KLWightman.com
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You meant to cushion your NaNoWriMo word count before Thanksgiving—but clearly that didn’t happen.

If you need to crank out some words for National Novel Writing Month, I have a game plan that lets you both enjoy the holiday and write more of your novel-in-progress.

Yes, you can have your pumpkin pie and eat it too! Here’s how.


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Should You Blog Around The Holidays?

Should You Blog Around the Holidays? via KLWightman.com
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With Labor Day meaning an extra day off for us nine-to-fivers, a tempting thought came across my mind: I should skip blogging this week.

But my conscience soon kicked in. “Don’t let your readers down. They’re counting on a post from you come Tuesday.”

Then I had an epiphany. Do my readers (that’s you!) count on a blog post from me around the holidays?

So I came up with a balanced compromise: I’ll write a blog post about this.

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