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Third Version of NaNoWriMo Novel Available

I missed the Satuday update for my NaNoWriMo novel, Matt Cotter is The Man From Earth in The Problem On Another Planet. But it is now available for your excerpt reading (or full version) reading pleasure.

Enjoy!

NaNoWriMo Update

Just a note to let you know I have updated the eBook of the work in progress for the NaNoWriMo challenge. Even if you don't buy it, you can now read a larger sampling.

One note. Last week, the book had a tentative title of Patterns. This week the tentative title has changed. It is now Matt Cotter is The Man From Earth in The Problem On Another Planet.

You can check it out here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/251300

I'm doing NaNoWriMo

This year, I decided to participate in the NaNoWriMo Challenge.

The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. Of course, after the month is out, it may be longer than that length. But the goal is to reach 50,000 words before the month is finished.

The story I'm writing is tentatively entitled Patternsand I'm writing it under the Desmond Shepherd pen name.

As a bonus, Smashwords helps with promoting NaNoWriMo. So, I've uploaded the draft for purchase now. During November, I will donate 50% of all sales of the book to NaNoWriMo.org. Each Saturday, I will update the eBook with the latest additions. Remember, this is a first draft, so there might be typos and other things that will get changed or fixed by the time the book is in it's final form. But if you buy it now, you will be able to access every iteration of the eBook from the point that you buy it forward.

Now, back to writing this thing...

Miscorrection Factoids Contest

Today is the day!

Despite efforts by Hurricane Sandy (I still don't have power at my home Power's back on!) to stop the release of Miscorrection: Times, the eBook is now available. Currently, you can get it on Amazon, Barnes & NobleSmashwords, and KoboBooks. ( iBooks and other places soon, along with the print edition).

If you've been reading my blog for the past week, you have seen the Miscorrection Factoids I've posted. If not, this is a great time for you to go back and check them out. "Why?" you ask. Because the first five people who answer the below seven questions correctly will receive a free copy of the eBook.

To submit your answers, use the form at the bottom of this post. If you win, I'll send an email back to you with your coupon code to get Miscorrection: Times for free on Smashwords.

Ready? Let's go!

In Miscorrection: Preludes, the absent teacher's name is Mr. Mangler. "Mangler" translates to what word in English?
What serie…