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Holy Sharknado, it's Really Happening

I was writing along today, enjoying myself, working on a cute little scene between the hero and the love interest, and WriteMonkey’s little heads-up display bar ticked over. 883 more words


Forming a Writing Habit

I’m not expert on creative writing (yet!), but over the years I have learned a few harsh truths about what it takes to get things done as an aspiring author. 622 more words


Camp - Day 23

Let us think about a question I asked in my Camp NaNoWriMo cabin last night;

Why is Camp NaNoWriMo so hard?

It shouldn’t be.  NaNoWriMo, the November, all in, massive target one is 50k in 30 days.  228 more words

Camp NaNo

At a Loss For Words

Lately, I haven’t had a clue. For anything. I’m never really sure what to write. Last week I was actually up on my word count for Camp NaNoWriMo, but now, I’m behind again, as usual. 243 more words


Jinkies! My Word Count's Too Low: How to Increase the Length of Your Novel

Most word count problems deal with too many words. However, novels with too low of a word count do happen.

Just adding more words to your novel isn’t going to help, especially if you’ve got a good plot and subplots, believable characters, and a solid story. 473 more words



Just wrote my 41,002nd word on GANI & SEAN, my crime novel-in-process.

Peppy Goals

There are ten days left in this month’s Camp NaNoWriMo and I have at least 2,000 words a day to write if I want to finish on time. 457 more words