Navigating NaNoWriMo for Noobs by Evangeline Gold

Maybe you’ve heard of the wild ride that is National Novel Writing Month—a self-challenge for writers to pen a minimum of 1667 words a day in order to complete a 50k draft in 30 days. Maybe like me, you heard of it on and off and never actually thought about participating for one reason or another.

This year I decided to tackle it.

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How to Get Laid by Francisco Cordoba

One day when I was in college, my English professor informed me that my writing was atrocious.

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Unless I figured out a way to get laid, I would fail his class. This seemed somewhat harsh, but dedicated young student that I was, I determined to make Prof. Smith proud.

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Comic Relief, or What I Learned from Shakespeare by Milo Owen

Comic relief, an amusing scene, incident, or speech introduced into serious or tragic elements, as in a play, in order to provide temporary relief from tension, or to intensify the dramatic action; relief from tension caused by the introduction or occurrence of a comic element, as by an amusing human foible. (www.dictionary.com) Continue reading