Late post today because I am spending all day moving to a new flat. This will have to be short, but obviously I have to write a little something about NaNoWriMo now that it’s looming right around the corner. How are other participants feeling? Nervous? Excited? Scared out of their minds and ready to bail … More NaNoWriMo is Near and I Plan to Survive
I’m not shocking anyone when I say writing is hard. Everyone who writes says that a lot – because it’s true. Writing is hard. The actual writing words that are good = hard. Turning one vague idea into many fleshed-out ideas that make up a story = hard. Sticking to writing even when you doubt … More Believe in Your Story if Not in Yourself
Happy Saturday, and here’s hoping you had an interesting Friday 13th. I have a ton of NaNoPrep planned for this weekend, but for right now I want to take moment to talk about something near and dear to my heart. Outlining. I touched briefly on it in my last blog post, but I feel like Preptober … More Four Reasons Outlining Improves Stories and Saves Sanity
Who else is excited for Preptober? Hands up if you’re participating in NaNoWriMo this year! I was totally bitten by the bug last year and I am so psyched for this November. Even though I write every day, every month, all year long, it’s great to have one month a year where you kick it … More NaNoWriMo Prep – the Adventure Begins!