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NaNo-Now What?

NaNo-Now What?

You’ve done it. Whether you’ve created a masterpiece, a rough draft, added a few thousand words to a work in progress, or achieved a smaller goal of your own… you’ve made it through November, and hit that last day of NaNoWriMo. At this point, many people start to ask themselves the all important question- now […]

NaNoWri…Oh…

NaNoWri…Oh…

So you’ve signed up to NanoWriMo, got yourself situated and are now staring at the dashboard wondering what the heck to do. It’s getting closer, panic is setting in, and you realize you have no dang idea what you’re doing. Rest assured, even past Nano participants have this feeling of not knowing what we’re doing […]

Pay for art- or lose it.

Pay for art- or lose it.

Today, authors everywhere breathed a sigh of relief. Travis McCrea, of piracy fame, lost his case in court. He dared authors to sue him if they didn’t ‘agree’ with being pirated, so one did. McCrea cited religious beliefs, DMCA privileges, and just about anything else he could in order to make a mockery of the judicial process, but cooler heads prevailed. Pirating media is a CRIME.