Writing Life Stories in November

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November is Family Stories Month and National Life Writing Month.  I remember as a young child my grandfather telling stories about his days as a cowboy. On holidays when the big extended family gathered to celebrate, he regaled us with his exploits. No one ever bothered to write the stories down. Grandpa was always telling his stories. … Read more

November Writing Events

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November seems to be filled with writing events. Many writers are taking part in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), in which writers commit to writing a 50,000 word book in thirty days. Of course, the first draft is only the beginning, and there is a lot more work to be done after typing “the end.” … Read more