Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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NaNoWriMo* 2014

Anyone WriMo’ing this year?

*National Novel Writing Month


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Writing, v. 2014

A place to post things you’ve written and to talk about writing in general.

Continued from v. 2013.


NaNoWriMo* 2013

Is anyone taking part this year? If so, keep us posted, please.

*National Novel Writing Month


Attention, Writers and Artists!

Muse‘s editor, Elizabeth Preston, alerts us to this Round-Robin ‘Riting over at the official Muse site. We’re not sure how many MBers are now technically Musers, so we’ll leave to your discretion whether you feel overqualified for this activity.

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Books and Reading, v. 2013

Continued from v. 2012.


Coming Soon: Pollyhymnia’s Next Novel

Cover of

It’s called The Wells Bequest and will be published in June. It’s already getting good reviews on Goodreads (www .goodreads . com/book/show/16101024-the-wells-bequest).


Writing, v. 2013

A place to post things you’ve written and to talk about writing in general.

Continued from v. 2012.


NaNoWriMo* 2012

It’s on! We’ll see some of you in December.

*National Novel Writing Month

(TheNaNoBraSto gave sneak previews of what a few MBers planned to write.)


NaNoBraSto 2012

Brainstorming for National Novel-Writing Month (also known as November). Let’s hear your ideas!


Catwoman’s Muse Fanfiction

Newcomer Catwoman presents this playlet for your enjoyment.

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Poems and Songs, v. 2012

Hail, Poetry, thou heav’n-born maid!
Thou gildest e’en the pirate’s trade.
Hail, flowing fount of sentiment!
All hail, all hail, divine emollient!

–Gilbert and Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance
(and yes, they knew they were being over the top)

Continued from version 2011.


Writing, v. 2012

A place to post things you’ve written and to talk about writing in general.

Continued from v. 2008 (wow!).


NaNoWriMo* 2011

Another month of literary mayhem.

*National Novel Writing Month

(See NaNoBraSto for pre-NaNo brainstorming.)


NaNoBraSto 2011

Brainstorming for National Novel-Writing Month (also known as November).

Go to NaNoWriMo 2011 for the main event.


Enceladus’s Webcomic

Six letters, delivered on the same day, at the same time.
All for the same purpose- or perhaps purposes?
Whatever.
All that matters is that the letters have been delivered.

So it begins…


Writing Challenge: Theme With Variations, Round 4

The idea is to start with an image and each person writes about it as en sees it, in the writer’s choice of style. See the original thread for clarification and inspiration.

(You may continue to write about a prompt that is no longer current.)

Current prompt: a broken piece of ceramic half-buried in dirt

Next up:

Previous:
      a crumpled piece of paper, the ink run so much that you can only read one word
      a mirror
      a starless sky
      a pile of mail on the countertop
      a city whose streets are built on ancient ruins


In Memoriam Diana Wynne Jones

The author of Howl’s Moving Castle, the Chrestomaci series, and many other books died on March 26. MuseBlog mourns the passing of one who brought so much magic to the world.


A Story from SBF

small but fierce sent us this story of hers to read or post. Naturally, we’re posting it.

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Poems and Songs, v. 2011

Because life would be worse without verse.

Continued from version 2010.


NaNoWriMo* 2010

And they’re off! See you in December, mad scribblers — and perhaps occasionally before then if you find time to report in here.

*National Novel Writing Month.


NaNoBraSto 2010

Brainstorming for National Novel-Writing Month, which coincides with November. If you’re unfamiliar with it, NaNoMuBlo-ers will be happy to explain.


Pollyhymnia’s New Book!

Polly Shulman (blogname: Pollyhymnia), young-adult author, friend of MuseBlog, and all-around good egg, has a new book coming out on July 8. It’s called The Grimm Legacy. You can find out more about it through Google or on Polly’s website.


Poems and Songs, v. 2010

Continued from version 2009.2.


Screnzy 2010

Script Frenzy (a.k.a. “Screnzy”) is in full swing. Those who are taking part already know all about it. For those who aren’t,

Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April.

You can find out more on last month’s Screnzy Brainstorming thread.


Screnzy Brainstorming, 2010

Script Frenzy (a.k.a. “Screnzy”) is fast approaching. A quick self-description:

Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April.

The first step is brainstorming and bouncing ideas off friends. This is a place for that.