This is the true story of how I won NaNoWriMo in 15 days while being a full-time employee, graduate student, freelancer, blogger, wife, and mother (and still had time to read). It started as a kind of dare, a… Continue Reading
A writer needs many things. Ideas, a mastery of language, an understanding of grammar and punctuation, a medium with which to write, and the time to actually do the writing. But there are two things far more important than knowing… Continue Reading
Well, it’s now December 2 and NaNoWriMo 2013 has officially ended. Very happy to say, I completed the month successfully as of the 24th and even managed to finish writing my novel on the 29th! I’ve already started editing and… Continue Reading
Week 3 of NaNoWriMo had ended. Time is running out and my word count is running up. Less than ten days left now and less than 10,000 words for me to write! It’s gone so fast and I’m anxious to… Continue Reading
I’ve reached the dreaded week 2 of NaNoWriMo. I was nervous going in because of all the stern warnings about how week 2 will make you want to give up and crawl into a hole to die. I have, very… Continue Reading
It’s been one whole week of NaNoWriMo. So far, I’m loving it! Here’s my recap. NaNo Day 0: It’s the night before NaNo starts, and I’m all keyed up and excited. I’ve been thinking on these characters and their story… Continue Reading
And so it is upon us. NaNoWriMo (and November) officially begin tomorrow. I have an idea for a novel. I have completed my prep work. I have writing buddies. I have write-ins on my calendar. I. Am. Ready!
I have a special treat for you today! My good friend Rion, who is an awesome writer and an even more awesome person, has written a wonderfully enlightening post for us about the reality of NaNoWriMo. Don’t forget to follow… Continue Reading