Flavorwire » Helpful Advice from History’s Fastest, Most Prolific Authors
Yesterday marked the kickoff of National Novel-Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo), the online project that challenges participants to write a 50,000-word book in the 30 days of November. To those scribbling hurriedly to meet its deadline, we wish you a book deal by December. And to cheer you on, we’ve rounded up a treasure trove of advice and encouragement from the great writers who best embody, in their own work, NaNoWriMo’s goals of writing much and writing fast. Below the jump, read through our favorite words from the wise, speedy, and prolific.
five great things about bad first drafts | Intrepid Media
After 4 days of #nanowrimo, not loving your draft? 5 reasons a bad first draft is good news: http://t.co/2yqDuQWx
93 years ago today, at about 11am Nov 4 1918, Capt
93 years ago today, at about 11am Nov 4 1918, Capt Wilfred Owen MC was killed whilst shepherding his men across a canal in France #history
OS X Lion has a hidden 'drop box' for easy file syncing between Macs | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
OS X Lion has a hidden ‘drop box’ for easy file syncing between Macs http://t.co/hbq0jSwO [post]
The Inspirational Rita Melamed – YouTube
Check out my short doc, “The Inspirational Rita Melamed”. Feedback&Constructive Criticism are appreciated: http://t.co/gR2yFVMk via @youtube
Star Trek Quiet Book | BlogHer
WOW! RT @rsknitting Possibly the most amazing thing I’ve seen: this mom made a Star Trek quiet book! http://t.co/Tw8PlEZG
word count: 2678 words. Current status: forcing my
#NaNoWriMo word count: 2678 words. Current status: forcing myself to not go delete them all and start again from scratch.
Brit Lit Gallery: Chaucer's "Prologue" Updated – The Fremd High School English Ning
Seniors are having fun with this –> “Brit Lit Gallery: Chaucer’s Prologue Updated” on The FHS English Ning: http://t.co/qfAKEM0j
Writing a novel this month. Th
Writing a novel this month. This will be interesting…
Learning Through Digital Media » Copy Your Homework: Free Culture and Fair Use with Wikimedia Commons
Teach image making? Fair use? Copyright? Read this for assignment ideas. http://t.co/aBkELezM
I’m going to lobby the FCC to
I’m going to lobby the FCC to require The History Channel to put quotation marks around ˝History˝.
Friday Video: Silent Screen Actresses Model Flapper Fashions, 1928
This would be great for pairing with The Great Gatsby.
Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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