It’s Nanowrimo Spotlight time!


As I type this, the Nanowrimo website is down for maintenance, and will soon reboot with plenty of 2013 awesomeness. We’ve got one month until Nanowrimo 2013 begins, and so it’s time to prepare.

I’m planning to once again do spotlight interviews from Nanowrimo participants through October and November this year. If I can find enough interview victims volunteers, I’d love to do 40 spotlights in this series! So if you’re interested, leave a comment (with an email address I can use to get back to you,) or email me at chriskelworth at gmail dot com!

What’s involved? I’d like to get a little background from all of my interviewees about their level of Nano experience. I’m going to ask three standard questions in each interview, along with one sneaky ninja question to try to take you off guard. 😉 I’d also like everybody to include up to 200 words to tell us about yourself, your Nano novel, or something you’re interested in, or shamelessly plug your website, your book, your twitter feed, or whatever. For extra visual appeal, you can include a small image (400*400 pixels, or I’ll shrink it down myself) to serve as a visual aid to your answers, help you promote something, or share a picture because you think it’s cool – but no photographs of yourself, please. Think outside the box! Pictures and 200 word blurbs are not required.

I’ll hopefully be able to give everybody at least a week to answer their questions over email, but if you’re a Speedy Gonzales, that’ll get you posted sooner. And no, you do not have to have a blog or link to me on your blog; if you’re doing Nano and interested in filling out the interview, I’d love to spotlight you. Thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you all.

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7 Responses to It’s Nanowrimo Spotlight time!

  1. This will be interesting.

    I’ve never done NaNo, but one of these days I want to.

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  2. I would LOVE to do a Spotlight again, though I am not ACTUALLY (probably) actively participating this year, but I will be working on editing my first novel and planning my second. Email at cheyenne.trumbo[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  3. M.J. Fifield says:

    If you need more victims/volunteers, I’d be happy to help out. This will be my fifth year of NaNoWriMo.

    mjfifield (at) gmail (dot) com

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  4. Fun! I’d love to participate! I am doing NaNoWirMo this year and am currently planning out the novel I’ll be doing. My email is doregan8 (at) gmail, or feel free to shoot me a message via my blog.

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  5. M says:

    I’d love to do a spotlight, if you’re still looking. I’ve never done a spotlight before (except once when I wrote a tutorial for my best friend’s blog). You can email me mi @ wherewerewe.org !

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  6. I stalked you on nanomail so I will stalk you here as well (wordtender)

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  7. […] The third exciting news is that Chris Kelworth is running a segment on his blog called the “NaNoWriMo spotlight”, where he interviews fellow NaNoWriMo participants. I’ve already received the interview […]

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