N. R. Tucker

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Read 50 Books, Write 50,000 Words

Just as I finished the 2015 fifty book reading challenge (pause for applause), I saw this post from Writerish Ramblings, Let’s Talk NaNoWriMo. I had heard a little about National Novel Writing Month last November but didn’t pay much attention.  This time I did. The premiss is that you write every day starting November 1st with the goal of having 50K words written in your novel by November 30th, that translates to 1,667 words a day.   Continue reading “Read 50 Books, Write 50,000 Words”

Reading Challenge Status

It’s time for an update on Writing Leaves No Time For Reading.  I realized a while back I had not been reading.  Between the day job and writing and occasionally talking to my family, there just wasn’t time.  I missed it.  I truly enjoy reading and I joined the 2015 Reading Challenge. Since I love organization, my first step was to create a spreadsheet of the types of books I needed to read and identify which books I would read.  For those who don’t want to check out the web site, it’s a fifty book challenge.  You pick the books as long as they fall into the prescribed categories.

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