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(Three Ways To) Keep That Story Going!

Okay, you started on a new story.  What can you do to keep it going?

1. Set a daily word count until the story is completed (at least for the first draft). 114 more words


NaNoWriMo - Day 22

As promised, I’m posting NaNoWriMo cartoons on my blog all month…

Don’t forget to check out my AUTHOR BLOG each day of November to read about my month-long writing journey… 9 more words

Family Time

NaNoWriMo Update: Day 21/Week 3 Recap

Most people say that Week 3 is the most difficult week of NaNoWriMo, but I feel that Week 2 was worse for me. Week 3 started off steady, and the middle section held a high-note as I reached the 50,000 word mark. 298 more words

Creative Writing

Happy Days, Day 23

This could be an every day happy moment, or at least on those days when I actually hit word count. I participated in National Novel Writing Month… 241 more words


Day 21 Update — Word Count: 14,060

*sigh* Nothing to see here, somehow I didn’t write on this day either. Things aren’t looking good for me to get to 50,000 words by November 30th. 25 more words

Daily Updates

NaNoWriMo 2014 Update: Day 21

It was a good day on the NaNoWriMo front.

I managed to churn out more than 2,000 words in just an hour.  Plus, even though I am in the middle of my story, it feels like I am heading in a good direction. 61 more words


Inverted Wordsmithy

Editing a novel is not what you think it will be. At least, it hasn’t been what I thought it would be.

I’m about two months deep in the first edit of my draft, and the process has been instructive. 960 more words