Thursday, November 4, 2010

National Novel Writing Month!

November has arrived and it is National Novel Writing Month!  National Novel Writing Month is a 30 day writing challenge that pushes writers to abandon self-conscious writing and standard to meet the challenge of completing a 50,000 word novel in just a month.  It's challenge for all willing to step up and try no matter what his or her experience level.  To sign up just go ahead and check out for instructions on how to become a participant.

There is also a Young Writer's Program which encourages writers under 17 to participate as well.  There is a lower word count and tons of resources for the those wishing to give this challenge a try for the first time.

So ever wonder if you really ever could write a whole novel?  Well stop wondering and sign up, because here is the perfect challenge to really see what you can do!

New Short Fiction from the Book Nerd

The book nerd is expanding her horizons into writing fiction in addition to writing about it.  Here is one the first installments of what should be an intriguing new series, Shadows of the Past.  Hope you enjoy and keep on the look out for more updates!

Shadows of the Past