NaNoWriMo started today. I sit right now at 1,735 words, hope to double that before I finish today.
Happy Halloween! Which means tomorrow is #NaNoWriMo. Oh my. Remember to breathe! This is the last installment of NaNoWriMo prep. I actually did mine over the weekend, but there’s still enough time for tonight. The last thing to do – is the dreaded outline! I actually break down my concept, close my eyes, think about […]
We’re only 6 days away from NaNoWriMo. Are you getting nervous yet? I know I am. I have a book dropping mid-November that I have to promote every day. I have edits of another book I’m working on, I’ve got my job which keeps me busy and two kids which keep me even busier than […]
Hello there, NaNoWriMo enthusiast! Whether you’re writing, thinking of writing, or just interested in how these books are made, you’ve made it to Part III of my Anatomy of a Novel blog series. This step is going to be the first part where I’m actually going to be doing the work along with anyone else […]
Welcome to the second part of our NaNoWriMo series: The Anatomy of A Novel! Last time, on this blog, I mentioned that the next step would be to create some characters to play around in our idea and make a story go. But we’re not ready to do that yet. Before we can get to […]
After my last post, I received a question asking: how much prep can you really do for NaNoWriMo? And that’s a really good question. I’m aware that there’s different types of writers out there, some people just write and go, letting the flow take them where it needs to. This really isn’t for a writer […]