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InaDWriMo: Alice’s writing goals

Okay, I’m in. I seriously need to get my writing in gear, and even though I’m still trying to do the tips from AFNFM, I’m finding I need an additional push to actually put fingers to computer and do anything other than email. So here are my InaDWriMo goals:

I spent my “extra” hour from Daylight Savings doing some wrapping up our DonorsChoose campaign. Well, folks, you’ve done a tremendous job. Forty-two Sciencewomen readers contributed a total of $1863 to help 917 needy kids learn about science and engineering. We came in SECOND of all the Scienceblogger challenges in terms of number of donors,…

InaDWriMo Day 1: Not so good

InaDWriMo did not get off to a good start. I had spent 3 hours working on my proposal on Friday afternoon. Before leaving for the weekend, I carefully backed it up into multiple places AND emailed the co-PI with the almost-complete draft. This afternoon, I opened up the file to fill in some of the…

InaDWriMo is, and I quote: International acaDemic Writing Month is the academic’s answer to NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. It was originally created by StyleyGeek as International Dissertation Writing Month, but because so many of us who had already finished our degrees were interested in a little challenge, the D was loosely interpreted as acaDemic.…