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by Aimée
June 4th, 2012, 6:50 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

book The Great Night by Chris Adrian

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... drian.html
by Aimée
June 2nd, 2012, 6:17 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Coffee Shop - JUNE
Replies: 115
Views: 13606

Re: The Coffee Shop - JUNE

Sommer Leigh wrote:I did a quick tally of the people who recorded their word counts for May. We wrote a total of 241,137 words.

That's like, a lot of words. Two novels and a middle grade.
Wow, that's pretty good! :)

I like this coffee shop idea...
by Aimée
June 1st, 2012, 1:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: National Novel Writing JUNE Word Count Goals
Replies: 15
Views: 2825

Re: National Novel Writing JUNE Word Count Goals

Goal 1: Write 20K. (Since I made my goal of 15 in May.) Goal 2: Never go more than one day without writing. No more of this two or three days in a row of nothing nonsense! Goal 3: Long term - finish first draft by the end of summer. 6/1: 427 6/2: 75 (That's right. Take that, manuscript! ...Better ca...
by Aimée
May 29th, 2012, 6:09 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Aspects of Character Part 5: Show, don't tell, as usual

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... owing.html
by Aimée
May 23rd, 2012, 5:46 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Best Books on grammar/tense/world building?
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

Re: Best Books on grammar/tense/world building?

mark54g wrote:I heard that there's a free ebook of Orson Scott Card's on world building...
Orson Scott Card has some really good books on the craft. His one on characters and point of view is invaluable!
by Aimée
May 20th, 2012, 12:03 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Aspects of Character Part 3, bringing characters to life on the page through tastes, preferences, and habits.

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... astes.html
by Aimée
May 14th, 2012, 4:35 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Shakespeare, the Ultimate Nihilist

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... lysis.html

This is my take on Hamlet... Enjoy. :)
by Aimée
May 10th, 2012, 8:04 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

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Aspects of Character Part 2: Attitude

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... itude.html
by Aimée
May 5th, 2012, 6:44 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

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Aspects of Character Part One: Archetypes and Stereotypes

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... types.html
by Aimée
April 19th, 2012, 5:45 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: National Novel Writing MAY
Replies: 22
Views: 11070

Re: National Novel Writing MAY

I wasn't able to arrive at 30K in the months I participated in this, but since I won't have class this summer, I'll be able to focus more on my writing. I'm feeling super confident about my new project, and I'm hoping to finish writing the first draft by the end of August. If I'm aiming for 60K tota...
by Aimée
April 2nd, 2012, 12:15 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How long do you take to finish a draft/ WIP?
Replies: 26
Views: 16029

Re: How long do you take to finish a draft/ WIP?

I've never finished the first draft of a full-length novel. I've finished two novel drafts, but they both topped off at 40,000 words, so I suppose their technically novellas. The first one took about two years, which is quite a long time, though I was writing short stories as well during that time, ...
by Aimée
March 29th, 2012, 5:20 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 339254

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Books I read in March! There are some good ones I'd definitely recommend!

http://aimeebeatricejodoin.blogspot.com ... -2012.html