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On the blog
I have two awesome giveaways for you guys:
- Freebie Friday Special Edition: Adrian Lessons by L.A. Rose
- Freebie Friday: Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins [INT]
Click on ’em, you know you want to. 😉
I have three 5-star book reviews coming up this week so stay tuned for them 😀
*Also, sorry for the slow reply on the comments. I feel bad because I can’t reply to your comments right away but I will do my best to reply to them as soon as I can.
In my life
September is officially Nanowrimo prep time! If you’re not familiar with Nanowrimo, well, let’s consult Wikipedia.
Nanowrimo is an annual internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write 50,000 words of a new novel from November 1st until the deadline at 11:59PM on November 30th. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to get people writing and keep them motivated throughout the process. To ensure this, the website provides participants with tips for writer’s block, local places writers participating in NaNoWriMo are meeting, and an online community of support. The idea is to focus on completion instead of perfection.
On Sunday Post #24 I did mention about writing a story but that was only my warm up for the upcoming Nanowrimo this November (and in case you’re wondering, I haven’t finished that one). Right now I’m starting another manuscript, this time it’s about crime and romance and yakuza! I know, I have the tendency to bite more than I can chew but here’s to hoping I can manage to finish both manuscripts. I am so excited for this one. I’m starting to research about the yakuza, picking Japanese names, collecting pictures of various places in Japan and L.A. (the main setting of my story) and filling out the Official Character Questionnaire . But here’s the catch, I am only allowing myself one week to do these things because giving myself more time could be another excuse to put off writing the novel. I will be giving more update about my Nanowrimo saga once I’m through the research and outlining phase.
I need all the support I can get since the inner pessimist in me always shouts discouragement when I write so, can I count on you as my cheerleader?