Nanowrimo Podcast 2007
Summary: A daily? podcast for National Novel Writing Month 2005. All the writers' block, crazy characters and sleep deprivation you can handle.
And that's all she (or he) wrote! Congratulations to all the winners - here have a prize. A hot steaming mp3. Bryan and lordbud had feedbackyou can get a surprisingly large amount of words done near the endNaNoEdMoNaNoPubYe theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo @ gmail.com
It's getting close to the end, and we're getting a little wacky around here. Good thing there are mp3s. the usual suspects have feedbackkeep it simple and go with the fun stuff if you're stucktheme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo @ gmail.com
It's getting close to the end. And yes, that can have an ominous tone. Thankfully, there's an mp3. Excerpt - Sleep Inertia in the Land of Milk and Honey by Ronifeedbackbryan & jotacon were the ones who asked for more stuff about our storiesSteven Ray Orr likes to hear me say his namebobbyjohn liked the on the water show and wanted inspiration for when you’re behindtips & trickschart of SF nano writers - sign up on the forumthe nano progress report: http://www.nanowrimo.org/NanowrimoUtils/ProgressReport/[your_userid].htmlmy nano progress report plot bunnythere is no plot bunnyin the immortal words of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: DON'T PANIC theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo @ gmail.com
Almost live from the middle of Juan de Fuca Strait, an mp3! Due to popular demand, we talk about the plots and not so plotty parts of our novels. theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo @ gmail.com
In which we determine that German is a bad language in which to write a nano novel. Especially if you don't speak German. Excerpt - Nameless by KregfeedbackSteven Ray Orrdon't forget the call me button on the site - click it, enter your phone #, it calls you and connects you to our message service, it works & it's FREE tips & tricksKreg of the excerpt suggests using imdb for names, just mix & match plot bunnya character has a near death experience & comes back changed theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo @ gmail.com
Speaking of total garbage, an mp3! Steven's experience Darusha's experience Get to those local meetups!FeedbackJenniferbobbyjohnNanNidonocuLady Jane GreyMartinjotaconPlot bunnieshave one of your characters impersonate anotherwhen in doubt, bring in a man with a gun (Raymond Chandler) The theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.com
Woo hoo! November first. With an mp3. it wasn't the most auspicious start Darusha's at about 2000 wdsSteven has about 800 1166 Darusha shares tips about not editingSteven wonders if it's possible to actually not care about qualityCheck out magnatune.com for great tunes, including the theme music Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile. Keep the feedback coming!
Aaand... we're back! With more nanoey goodness, and mp3s to boot. what’s new with me check out my podcast novel Beautiful Red welcome my new co-host, Steven new nanoer questions & advicewhat do people want to see in the ‘cast?email meleave a comment theme music is Dragon Dance by Shiva in Exile @ Magnatune.comemail darusha + nanowrimo at gmail.com
Back to reality - this totally sucks! Oh well, at least there are mp3s. housekeeping the theme music is life in a tube by Bjorn Fogelberg which I found on the excellent Magnatune.comkeep on commenting and emailing if you want, but stop callingmain course the other Sarah cascade-fire is a winner!Michael is a winner!Steph is a winner!lulu.com has a free book offer for nanowrimo winners reading Sarah (cascade-fire) s-s-s-something from the forums the ‘I won and am really depressed now’ threadIt's been a great month! See y'all next year.
Less than 48 hours left. So, why are you listening to me?feedback Sarah has questions: 1. What’s your day job? - I'm a civil servant for the Government of Canada 2. What novel writing program do you use? I always wondered if those programs were worth purchasing. - I use CopyWrite, it's awesome and totally worth buying (Mac only) 3. As a nano veteran, is it normal for nano participants to sink into gut-wrenching depression when it’s all over? I swear I think I’m a freak. I’ve been on this amazing creative high for a month now, and I reached the 50k mark, and then plummeted into the pit of despair. is this normal, or am I in desperate need of lithium? - Yes, it's normal Michael says, “Do you ever write scenes where your characters are standing around waiting for you to tell them what to do? That’s depressing. Then later something clicks, and your characters are doing things you didn’t intend them to do, living a life of their own. That’s fun.” main course Eugenia is a winner!Sarah is a winner!displaced beatnick is a winner!to everyone else who is a winner – congrats!!to everyone else who’s madly writing – go go go!! reading Sarah's excerpt s-s-s-something from the forums reaching 50K
Neener neener neener, I am a wiener. In mp3 format. feedback Michael has been sending me lots of encouraging nanomail, and I fear he knows me better than I know myselfNan sent a whole lot more distractions: Bad LanguageThe Word ProjectThe Alternative DictionariesWeb Economy Bullshit GeneratorWriter BewareThe Apostrophe Protection Society main course I got the green, then the purple barI made a snowman as a celebration reading stompy's excerpt promo – Billibub Baddings and the Case of the Singing Sword s-s-s-something from the forums dirty tricks for increasing wordcount
Wherein the host waxes poetic about all the lovely encouragement she’s gotten from the listeners and Oscar-Mike-Golf! Another McManlyPants novel is done! Listen to the fangirl babble. feedback Michael sent me a very encouraging nanomailNan is sent me another great email about her excitement about being so close to done, worrying about typos and nice stuff about the podcast and its wonderful listeners main course woo hoo! to all the listenersmany of us are very close to finishing if you aren’t close to 50K, don’t forget that this is one of those weird things where starting is almost as good as finishingwe’re novelists – how cool is that?my neighbour & friend Kris got the green bar so did Robust McManlyPants, about whom I talk for too long reading Eugenia's excerpt s-s-s-something from the forums let’s encourage each other
So stinkin’ liberating! Get yer free mp3s here (listen carefully to hear the sweet sounds of a hard drive spinning - spin baby, spin!). feedback Michael wants to publish and mentions lulu.comdonnieg liked hearing his words read, and is kicking ass & taking namesNan has reached that magic point where the characters are doing their own thingsnano-newbie Sarah (not the other Sarah) sent me a really nice email – yay! I’m happy to help! main course omg! donnieg has a green bar!Sforzie is over 100Ktraveling for me = crap for wordcount reading Robust McManlyPants’ excerptshinan’s excerpt s-s-s-something from the forums where do you stand in your region?
It’s all downhill from here. Sliding down the mp3s. feedback Eugenie’s a publish personso is Steph Nan left more distractions main course back up your novel, every day! what are your writing rewards?I’m traveling next week; I'll try to podcast but no promises reading donnieg’s excerpt promo – Confessions of a Struggling Writer s-s-s-something from the forums NaDruWriNi
Bet yer plot bunnies & ninjas (ninja bunnies?) here! And mp3s, too. feedback Michael writes about having similar problems as me, but got over itNan has another distractionLesley has a question - who wants to publish and who does NaNo as only a personal exercise main course answering Lesley’s question, I only tend to write during nano, but yes, I have delusions of publishingMichael got over his blockage by spending a few minutes brainstorming – I did this early on & it helped a lotI also got out to the local meeting this weekend, I met Steph, talked about chickens, weasels and pants reading Steph’s excerpt promo – Morevi s-s-s-something from the forums get acquainted with your regional forums