How To Write 50,000 Words In 30 Days: and survive to tell your story! by Mike Coville (Book Review)

How To Write 50,000 Words In 30 Days: and survive to tell your story!

Mike Coville

Every November, hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

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Some thoughts....not part of the story

While this probably isn’t important to you, I still feel a need to share.  First of all, you are more than welcome to come to my office and check under my desk for bodies.   840 more words

Tea #1

Let’s talk about tea.

I forget when and why I first drank tea, but it’s likely that it had something to do with my desire to find a hot beverage that… 867 more words



I’ll be writing a novel this November. No this is not a drill. I am sitting on my bum all November, and so I’d like to share this blog post, it is becoming very important to me and I am going to print it out later. 34 more words


Barstow Blues

Four years ago this Saturday was a typical triple-digit heat wave in Bakersfield. I opened the local fish-wrap and saw this article about a writer’s group meeting with an interesting speaker. 450 more words

To Nano Or Not (Poll)

The year started off awesome in regards to writing; but, it now have fizzled to barely a trickle of words on paper.  Frustration grows daily as this drought continues to drag on.  110 more words


(In)Sane Decisions

It’s that time of the year again: NaNoWriMo is well ahead at the horizon and writers everywhere are preparing themselves for the next November write-a-thon. 488 more words