Bonnie Sparks Writes

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Writing: Flash Fiction Challenges Begin

Writing FictionI like memes and I like writing, put them together and you get me waffling about writing. Writing fiction. Writing fiction with pictures! Huzzah! Every now and again I’ll be sharing something involved with writing.

Keep an eye out for the other memes I’ve created in order to get myself blogging regularly – Editing Updates, Motley Monday, Workout Wednesday, Fucked up Friday, Music Monday, Foodie Friday, and What’s New Wednesday.


I mentioned in my NaNo post how a writing group has come from the experience. We’re still sorting out details and putting it together, but it is taking shape. One of the things we’re going to have are flash fiction challenges. Continue reading


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NaNoWriMo: Over and Out for 2013 Part II

2013-Winner-Facebook-ProfileThis was, I shit you not, the best NaNo I’ve been able to participate in so far. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is when a bunch of us crazy kids from around the world go mad and attempt to type up a novel of 50,000 words in November. It’s 1667 words per day, every day, for the whole of November. Some of us crazier kids attempt to do more words. I’ve seen WriMos shoot for 75k, 100k, and even 300k…

This is Part II, you can read Part I here.
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