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NaNoWriPod - Nanowrimo / writing / creativity / process

A podcast dedicated to the event known as National Novel Writing Month

Episode 3: Characters and Keytars

 Your adventures in National Novel Writing Month.  This podcast covers the event where writers try to complete 50,000 words in 30 days. 

EPISODE 3: Characters and Keytars

Ben devises a plan to conquer his regional deficiency. Jim contrives a way to create 17 characters in a single sitting. Everyone enjoys a good keyboard.

Edward Witt, notable panel member on the Stuff Smart People Like podcast, joins Jim for a discussion of the month. Ed shares his thoughts on reviewing past work, challenges for creative professionals, and adds a pleasing baritone to the episode.

Question for listeners: What character development exercises do you recommend? What online resources do you find most helpful? Should Ben play the Keytar for us?

NaNoWriPod Hosts:

  • Ben Alexander runs BlackRectangle.net and is starting his second season of NaNoWrimo. He can be followed on Twitter @mistahben and on the NaNo site at mistahben.
  • Jim Markus, the creator of "Write with Lions", runs MoreKnown.com  and is starting his sixth season of NaNoWriMo. Jim is on Twitter @jimmarkus and on the NaNo site at jim-markus.

Both can be also found on the  Stuff Smart People Like Podcast

This podcast is not affiliated with the Office of Letters and Light, but we encourage you to support their awesome efforts. NaNoWriMo accepts donations on their site.