Monday, October 24, 2011

NaNoReviMo

Yep, I stole it. My girl Peggy coined the clever phrase for those of who desperately need to REVISE this coming month instead of draft. So instead of writing for "National Novel Writing Month" (NaNoWriMo) where people set ridiculously high word count goals...a few of us are going to change it up and set ridiculously high revising goals. Sound good?

Peggy has already received a ton of comments and emails from people who want to participate. So I guess that makes Peggy the sort of moderator/leader for our little venture, but I promise to help. So leave a comment here or at Peggy's blog with your email address and we will get organized for next week. November is right around the corner!

Let's do this.

28 comments:

  1. Yep, I'm totally in on this. Get on it. does that mean you finished the first draft?

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  2. I am so in on this one. mjlnmorris@gmail.com

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  3. You are too cool for words, Jessie. We are going to rock this!

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  4. Fabulous idea! If I was to that point I would totally be "in" on it. Hopefully next time! Best of luck. This idea is brilliant!

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  5. 'tis the month when you writers go crazy :) Me is scared then ... :)

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  6. That sounds like a great idea! Except I am just starting my first draft. Don't have time to do NaNo. I am rooting for everyone who is doind NaNo -a which ever kind ot is :)

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  7. This is such a GREAT idea and exactly what I'll need through November.

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  8. I commented on Peggy's blog today. I think it's a great idea!

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  9. Great idea. I'm still going for the shiny new draft b/c I can't bear to face revisions, but I LOVE this idea.

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  10. Peggy had such a great idea. It is so cool you two are doing it together. I just finished rewrites, but you have my support.

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  11. I'm not sure what I'll be working on so I'm afraid to sign up for anything. Have fun with it!

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  12. Revising is a great idea! Good luck gals.

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  13. I'm just finishing up my rewrites as well. You guys are awesome! :) I'm pretty sure I'm going to do NaNo. I think. I hope. :P I'm crazy.

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  14. I can't decide which one to do. Revise an old novel or start a new one. Decisions. Decisions.

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  15. Nice. I already started a new one while the old one simmers. Couldn't wait. =)

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  16. Good luck! I'm doing Nano this year so I can't do revisions yet.

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  17. Jessie, I have to admit I'm in pretend mode! I'm pretending I'm you! After you said, "after I finish this round of golf," I pretty much decided you are the single most well rounded woman I have met! I adore you! Thanks for being my muse and inspiration of what I want to be when I grow up!

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  18. That's a fabulous idea. I'll be doing the high word count goals though, so I wish you all the best for your high revision goals.

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  19. Sounds like a great plan! Of course, I have one book with an editor and do not expect it back until between Nov 15th - 30th. So, I've drafted the next novel and have started writing. Hopefully, I can get a decent draft, but I know the revisions will take the majority of the time.

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  20. What an awesome way to make NaNoWriMo work for different people! Good luck to you guys, I'll be seeing how you're doing!

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  21. This is a great idea! Though I'm hoping to have my revisions done the beginning of November. :)

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  22. I'm not revising right now, but good luck. I love the re-constituted name!

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  23. This is a super idea! Unfortunately I just finished my revising so that I'd be ready for NaNoWriMo...

    Maybe next year!

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  24. Ooh! I was planning on doing a sort of half and half, working both on revising my current project and getting 25,000 words on a new one. I'm definitely interested. bookechoes (at) gmail (dot) com

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  25. I'm hoping to be done revising by next week, but maybe I won't be. Count me in on your NaNoReviMo.:)
    katie1dodge (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  26. Hi Jessie,
    I was already planning on dedicating November to condensing two books into one. Now I can make it official. Count me in! I'm visiting you from the Warm Fuzzies Blogfest. Great to meet you!
    Kim Van Sickler
    http://swaggerwriters.blogspot.com/

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