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Getting Real about NaNoWriMo

Posted by Jessica Ingold on October 14, 2017 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Greetings, fellow word warriors!


As we head into one of the busiest writing months of the year, I wanted to take a few minutes to share a few things that I learned from last year’s NaNoWriMo. (Before I go on, I would like to remind everyone that I didn’t win. In fact, this year marks my second attempt at writing 50,000 words in 30 days, so you’d be well advised to take everything I say from this point forward with a grain.)


In order to hel...

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The Spirit Catchers - Chapter 1

Posted by Jessica Ingold on April 20, 2017 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (2)

All things considered, my death was pretty boring.

Let me ask you something: when do people start thinking they’re going to live a long life? For me, it was around age ten. I wanted to be an oncologist. To this day I will never know what sort of divine influence planted that idea in my mind. All I know is that having cancer and treating cancer are as different as night and day.

I was nineteen when the first symptoms appeared. They started out small, as most things usually d...

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Making Waves: Lynn Worthington & the Adventures of Billy Bass

Posted by Jessica Ingold on February 10, 2016 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

There’s an old saying that claims the pen is mightier than the sword, and now one children’s book author is hoping to leave his mark on the pages of history.

Like most creative types, Lynn Worthington is a firm believer in the power of the written word. Armed with a Dictaphone and a wealth of knowledge, his approach to self-promotion is as subtle as it is original: enter a food establishment as an ordinary patron and wait for curious strangers to take the bait (in this case,...

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