Tag Archives: National Novel Writing Month

Camp NaNoWriMo July Session Begins at Midnight!

Camp NaNo begins again tonight at midnight. Woohoo! I am not going to try to update the blog every night this time. Nope. I’ll update my word count for my progress meter and leave it at that (unless I have … Continue reading

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After an eventful year and summer I am finally writing again

Craziness all year, all summer long. A death in the family. My Dad. Dividing things up. No fighting. My sister and I aren’t like that. It’s just been a lot to deal with. I have a house now but it … Continue reading

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50,000 words and my story is just beginning to take shape

The sound you hear is me turning cartwheels and backflips here at the fast food restaurant where I just typed the last thousand or so words of my 50,000 draft for NaNoWriMo. The other sound you hear is the staff … Continue reading

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And now for a NaNoWriMo (not so) brief update

Now that Thanksgiving Day is over (for which I forgot to write a special post), it’s time for a brief (or not quite so) NaNoWriMo update, which I’m pretty sure I intended to do here regularly all month long. And … Continue reading

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Winning! It’s a wrap (sorta) and news about Abby Dawg

It was a dark and stormy and very rough draft but that’s 50,204 words of dark, stormy very rough draft, and that’s what counts, by God. (Sorry, Lord, didn’t mean to implicate you in my novel-writing mess.) See the image … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Planning? Structure? A Real Story? Who Knew?

I have had nine thirty-day novel-writing experiences (counting both NaNoWriMo and WriDaNoJu events) and I’ve learned a lot from each and every one of them. Mostly how not to finish a rough draft of 50,000 words in 30 days. Yes, I typed 50k words by … Continue reading

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