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Beta Wisdom: Elise Edmonds

Paul and I recently realized that our position orchestrating BetaBooks gives us an interesting insight into how Betas work. While many authors have done betas on their own work, maybe even a lot of them, it's not as common to be involved in someone else's beta, and it's certainly not ...

NaNovember - Day 20

Andrew is tooling along on his Nano. I have had to face myself in the mirror and admit that I have fallen behind to a shameful extent luckily there are peppermint Jojos at Trader Joes to help with that. I am not giving up and hope to get more progress ...

NaNovember - Day 15 - Midpoint Crisis

So, what happened to days 12, 13, and 14? That's what I want to know, too!! It's now the middle of November and I'm coping with the knowledge that I'm hopelessly behind, hovering around 10k words when I should be approaching 25k. I've effectively missed Nano already and there's still ...

NaNovember - Day 11

Well I hope you are all progressing in your novels at a tremendous pace. I am falling behind. I had a great time volunteering at NC Comicon yesterday but by the time I got home after 12 hours I was done. Today I learned a great deal about real estate ...

NaNovember -Day 10

Dear America, Please do not hold elections during NaNoWriMo any more. Sincerely, Every writer in the world. ;)