And they’re off! Another great NANO post from Kristen Lamb. I won’t be participating this year, I’ll be busy with my first ever paid(!) writing job. I’m with you in caffeinated, unkempt, spirit Nanoites. Write on!
Piper is back to guest post once more. I’m scrambling to catch up after being flattened from travel/work. Le sigh. Also have to get my NaNo tools together. Coffee, candy, energy drinks, stun gun, duct tape. So enjoy your Halloween. It’s kind of like New Year’s Eve of the Writing World. Party hard and have your fun because tomorrow….
Anyway, if you happen to be working on an action or thriller or some book involving those of the intelligence community, this post will help tremendously. Great writers ALWAYS do their homework. No one cares about our glorious prose if we goof something that five minutes on Google would have answered. But for the stuff maybe Google CAN’T answer? We have Bayard and Holmes…
By Piper Bayard
Spy thrillers are a staple of genre fiction, and a good “Bond” never goes out of style. However, a bad “Bond” can have those…
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An interesting post. I like reading a good spy novel so it’s fun to read about how they are written. I’m taking inspiration from NaNoWriMo and writing everyday on my nonfiction WIP.
Am so happy to hear about your paid writing gig – you go girl!
Thanks : ) I’m pretty excited.-
That will be challenging, with your teaching position, best of luck to you. Can you share the topic?
I love your spycat. 😀
Kristen always uses great images 🙂
First 2000 words under my belt for NaNo. Hope I have as much fun as in the past. Congrats on getting paid to write– what a concept, lol
Good for you Dannie. I really had fun when I did it too. Incidentally I’m writing about Thailand for this paying gig!
congratulations on your very first paying job as a writer!
This is Doris from http://www.miartedoris.wordpress.com
I got hack so I got a new one
Thanks Doris, its writing copy for a friend of mine’s blog. I thought it might be hard, but I’m really enjoying it. Just visited your new blog and of course hit the follow button, see you again soon!