The NaNoWriMo Project (1 of 4)

October 28, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

NaNoWriMo Coat of Arms

NaNoWriMo Coat of Arms

Each year, thousands of bold and dedicated writers accept the NaNoWriMo challenge: get 50,000 words on paper in a month. This challenge has been a catalyzing moment for many writers where they discover that productive word counts are achievable. With that discovery, the ultimate goal of publication is one step closer to reality.

At The Roundtable Podcast, we support this worthy ambition wholeheartedly, and we wanted to help… so we invited four remarkable writers to gather at the table and share their own preparations for the NaNoWriMo event.

And, of course, it wouldn’t be the Roundtable without some brainstorming, so everyone dives in and helps workshop each other’s stories. This is writerly goodness, literary gold, and a NaNoWriMo preparation all rolled into one!

The NaNoWriMo Project – part 1 of 4

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Listen to The NaNoWriMo Project Part 2 here…
Listen to The NaNoWriMo Project Part 3 here…
Listen to The NaNoWriMo Project Part 4 here…

Meet the remarkable people featured on this podcast…

 

Jared Axelrod

Jared Axelrod

Your Co-Host: Jared Axelrod

Jared’s website: jaredaxelrod.com

The superb The Battle of Blood and Ink

Fables of the Flying City: fablesoftheflyingcity.com

Jared’s Tumblr feed: bornofanatombomb.com

@planetx on Twitter

And your panel of bold and dedicated writers…

Christopher Morse

Christopher Morse

Christopher Morse

Christopher X. Morse is an actor, podcaster, writer and part-time supervillain currently residing in Philadelphia, PA with his brilliant and beautiful wife, Erica. When not trying to write or perform silly fiction, he can be found with a book of silly fiction in his hands.

http://www.christopherxmorse.com/
http://www.supervillaincorner.com/
http://twitter.com/VillainCorner

Starla Hutchton

Starla Hutchton

Starla Hutchton

Starla Huchton is a two-time Parsec Award nominated author, graphic designer, voice actor, and unrepentant geek temporarily based out of Newport, Rhode Island.

http://www.starlahuchton.com

http://www.designedbystarla.com

Links to all my projects are available via those websites.

 

John Mierau

John Mierau

John Mierau

Serving Worlds is John’s website where you can discover the fabulousity that IS John Mierau

 

 

Veronica Giguere

Veronica Giguere

Veronica Giguere

Check out Voices by Veronica to learn more about her incredible vocal artistry.

Visit her blog for the full spectrum of Giguere artistic awesomeness

About Dave Robison

Dave Robison has indulged in creative pursuits his entire life. His CV includes writing Curious George fan-fiction at the age of eight, improv theater at age ten, playing trumpet at age twelve, as well as a theater degree, creating magazine cover art, writing audio scripts, designing websites, creating board games, hosting mythological roundtables and generally savoring the sweet drought of expression in all its forms. His years of exploration give him a unique, informed, and eloquent perspective on the art of storytelling.

2 Responses to The NaNoWriMo Project (1 of 4)

  1. Peter Ellis says:

    Great idea to gear people up for Nano. I have a couple of questions for Christopher to consider before starting.

    First is a craft question: Do you plan on this story being told first person or third person? And if it is first person, are you planning on the protagonist being an unreliable narrator?

    Second is a setting question: How is the golem girl able to “live” within the non-magical wards?

    • Peter,

      After thinking about that very question, and considering first person from Glory’s POV, and first person from Praga’s (the golem girl) POV, I think I’ve settled with limited third person from mostly Glory’s POV, with occasional jaunts around the institution. That may change, of course, in the writing.

      Your second question is actually a question I want Glory asking in the early parts of the story. Basically, she’s not magic any more. She was constructed by magic, and now is huge with super strength, but it was a one time thing. She was constructed, and now lives and exists. There is no magic keeping her going. There was just magic that brought her to life.

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