Monday, November 5, 2012

NaNoWriMo/NaBloPoMo – Day 4 and other things

So I am informed by Ye Trusty ole NaNoWriMo Word Count stats cruncher that:

Your Average Per Day
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At This Rate You Will Finish On
January 3, 2013
So I have upped my word count slightly but I need to pick up the pace to at least hit 50,000 words within this year.

An interesting development is that while watching this:
  , (which is about these guys  ),
I found a key to unlocking the soul of the story I want to tell.  The music from Unknown Pleasures and Closer albums really inspired me.

I came across more writing tips online:
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About the Author: Brian Clark is founder of Copyblogger and CEO of Copyblogger Media.


Go Into the Story’s contribution of …
“Get the damn thing done!”:

Lastly, I was tooling around on (I should say old GetGlue (, because no one likes the new website and found this:
I am thinking about Jack Klugman

And so I shared the excerpts from his book, “Tony and Me” on GetGlue that spoke to me:
“I tell young actors all the time: learn your craft and the rest will take care of itself.”


“I don’t like to preach, but I’m going to now because I feel this is too important not to say.  If you’re like I was, or you’re someone who likes to hold a grudge, or you’ve never really let someone know what they mean to your because you’re afraid, ask yourself this question: what are you really protecting?

If you look, you’ll see it: nothing. Absolutely nothing.

Just phantoms from old wounds that never healed. Give them up and join the people in your life who love you.  Risk it all. For me, it was the best gamble I ever made.”

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