Finished! No, I didn’t get in 50,000 words. But I did get to the end of my story. As you may know, I decided to go NaNoWriMo Rebel this year and finish up a work in progress I had started over the summer. While I wasn’t entirely sure how many words I needed to finish … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – The End
Half way through the month and I’m failing. Okay, maybe failing is too strong a word. How about…falling behind? Playing catch up? Waiting for a burst of inspiration? Or maybe failing is appropriate… Regardless, I am forging ahead. I have managed to hit the 10,000 word mark. 10k is a fair accomplishment and I’m rather … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 15
For half of you, it is a sad day. For the other half, a triumphant day – though I’m 99% sure most of these folks don’t visit my blog. Regardless… For the half of you feeling depressed and adrift, do not despair. History teaches two things: It will get worse before it gets better (ouch!). … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 9
I am woefully behind. So much, I am tempted to quit NaNoWriMo 2016. I know I know. We’ve just begun! How can I abandon my efforts so early? When I look at how many words I have to complete, it is just depressing. By the end of today, I should have completed roughly 11,669 words. … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 7
Have you started yet? I have. I wrote 303 words this morning and will finish up my daily quota later tonight at: 6:30pm Pacific Time Catch me on MyWriteClub.
Holy Dragon-bait, People! NaNoWriMo is less than four days away. I know I know just breathe just breathe calm down stop pacing QUIT HYPERVENTILATING! Oh, that’s me. Sorry. So, if you are plugged into the whole NaNoWriMo media machine (they are impressive, aren’t they?), then you must know on Tuesday of next week, start writing. … More Dragons
We are all going to die. Some sooner than others. Earlier this year, or maybe it was last year, I can’t remember, I came across this post by Tim Urban. If you don’t want to click-through and read the entire thing, here’s the gist of it: There are, more or less, 52 weeks in a year. … More Finishing