I have officially decided to participate in NaNoWriMo this year, and I've officially decided on a project. (Watch me change my mind....) My project is actually my NaNo story from last year, "Give Her My Love". I knew I would eventually come back to this one and after letting it sit for a year I'm … Continue reading NaNo 2020 Project Announcement
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I took a dive through my old blog posts and found something interesting: a blog title including the phrase "Part One". And no sequels.
I probably won't be participating in NaNoWriMo this year.
(Please bear with me if things look odd for a spell. WordPress inflicted upon me their new editor and just thinking about it raises my blood pressure.) Gonna start with the obvious here: writing isn't easy. We all are clear on that much, I think. If not.... Well, either you aren't a writer or you've … Continue reading The Hard Stories
Remember way back in January when I said I wanted to draft four manuscripts this year, and I immediately conceded that I was more than likely mental?
Happy New Year! Last year I shared all of my writerly goals for 2019, and they were...ambitious. I didn't exactly complete all of the items on that list (still no manuscript of Undersong...) but I accomplished a lot and I'm quite proud of myself. Dark and Deep/Wood of Ash and Blood went through two rounds of beta … Continue reading 2020 Goals and Resolutions
Overall, I'm satisfied with how the month went.
Week One of NaNoWriMo is in the books, and I feel pretty good about the progress I made.
Turns out all I have to do is say "I'm making no plans!" to get my brain to make plans. Ok, then. I guess I can work with that.
This morning I came across an incredibly useful and incredibly simple "cheat sheet" for building stories.