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Na No Wri Mo!

So, it’s almost November, and we all know what that means…. National Novel Writing Month.  I found out about this about 18 months ago, but last November I was travelling in Europe and home again, so I passed on the opportunity.

If you like writing, and have time to pen a couple thousand words a day, you can be a winner!  Many people who participate have full-time jobs and kids and all sorts of busy things going on.  Hmmm maybe I can do it this year, but I don’t know if I have enough creativity to write a 50,000-word novel (The Great Gatsby was about that length, I believe…the minimum for NaNoWriMo).

For more information, or to accept the challenge, click here.  Good luck!

My Book Review Talents are Award-Winning, according to weRead

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Last week, I wrote a review of Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights.  As usual, I posted it both on weRead (via Facebook) and on Smell the Ink @Wordpress.  A few days later, I received an e-mail from weRead via Facebook that I had won a prize, awarded for the best weRead review each day.  They called my review passionate – now how about that!

Daily winners receive at $25 credit at Lulu.com, an online bookseller that specializes in self-publishing, and sells amazon-type volumes as well.  Happily, I received my credit code and have started to browse Lulu’s expansive stocks.

If anyone is on the fence about writing reviews on weRead, I say give it a try.  There’s a prize every day, and a $50 prize for any user who writes the most reviews in a week.  Take a look at recent winners on the weRead Blog.  Either way, take a look at weRead (I use it through Facebook) and Flickr Flixster (also through Facebook); they’re a good way to keep on top of media you want to get your hands on.  Happy Reading!

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