Saturday, November 01, 2014

NaNoWriMo 2014: Day 1

Word Count: 2075 / 50,000

Today I began the first writing of my 2014 entry in the popular NaNoWriMo contest. This is my second entry, but I haven't finished the challenge in the past and hope this year is the first i make it. I feel good about it. As part of this, I'm trying to read more and read more about writing, too.

An exerpt from todays piece on writing, This Is Your Brain on Writing by Damien Walter:

During brainstorming, the novice writers activated their visual centers. By contrast, the brains of expert writers showed more activity in regions involved in speech.
Damien continues to lay out three problems caused by this disconnect in mental approach. I recommend reading his post

See all my posts about NaNoWriMo 2014

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