Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

June Roundup

Hey, writers! In case you missed a few posts, I’m sending you this roundup of posts. I hope the writing is going well for you. Keep at it!   My Posts Bones and Stones: A short story with an anthropological … Continue reading

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If Yoda Were a Writer

My alter ego, Trilli, says hi. Prepping for NaNoWriMo Camp 2017!

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Knit Your Writer a Plot Bunny

My Writer friends have asked me how I made the Writer’s Plot Bunnies for National Novel Writing Month. Make a writing bunny for  your favorite writer here! I’ve been told you can crochet a square as well, just follow the same dimensions! Plot Bunny Knitting Instructions 4.0 (2) Write on! Darlene DarWrites

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Setting Writing Goals: April 2017

  How’s it going, writers? Did you write in April? I hope you did. I hope words flowed from your fingers and characters and worlds came to life through you. This month, I focused on writing articles, business copy, and … Continue reading

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3 Awful Truths About Being a Beginning Writer

3 Awful Truths About Being a Beginning Writer by Darlene Reilley Dear Writers, This week is hard. I mean hard. I’m in week ten of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way.  If you haven’t heard about it, it’s a book that … Continue reading

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Don’t Melt with Chris Weigand

Hi, writers! I hope you’re having a fantastic and productive week. We’ve got a guest speaker today on Darwrites. My BWF (best writer friend) and former National Novel Writing Month co-ML Chris wanted to share some writing tips!
Besides being a busy mom and engaged grandma, Chris Weigand is a Christian YA author. She wrote the trilogy starting with the Palace of Twelve Pillars and co-authors the Galactic Safety Council books with Ricci Moore. Take it away, Chris!    Continue reading

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