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A Plan With A View

When I begin writing, one thing that I can never do enough of is plan. No matter how much I think I plan in advance, there’s always room for improvement. 443 more words


NaNoWriMo 2017

Let’s talk about National Novel Writing Month.

It happens every November. The idea is to take the 30 days in November, write every day, hammer out a novel in a month. 262 more words


5 Ways to Write More This Autumn

Fall semester, team sports, extracurricular activities, cider mills and corn mazes—do we have to sacrifice the season to write more this autumn?

Of course not! You just need a new game strategy to make it all happen. 1,363 more words

K.L. Wightman

The Magic of Writing Contests

I recently participated in The Write Practice’s 100 Day writing contest. It is similar to NaNoWriMo in that the contest challenges you to write your draft in a specified period of days (in this case 100). 620 more words


Building Sandcastles

I found this image in my Facebook feed today. The sand castle analogy makes so much sense. We should never expect perfection on a first draft of anything. 263 more words

A Yarny Life

NaNoWriMo 2017 Plan Change - September 24, 2017

I have decided to change my plans for NaNoWriMo this year. Before I was going to write the first drafts of several of my already planned out stories of which I have a literal ton, but now I will be focusing on a single story about a girl who finds herself trapped in a world that is not her own where some people want her dead. 151 more words