Tag: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo No No…For Now, At Least

It’s November. You know that already, don’t you? What you might not know is that November is National Novel Writing Month (a.k.a. NaNoWriMo). A bunch of crazy people take this 30 days to write a 50,000 word novel to completion. Madness, I tell you!…

Smell Ya Later, NaNoWriMo

I made the official call. I’m not going to “win” NaNoWriMo this year. Now, don’t get me wrong. I think it’s a great thing, this writing a novel in a month thing. I did it last year and that novel releases in February. But,…

5 Ways to Fail At Writing a Novel in 30 Days

As you may know, I’m writing a novel this month. 30 days. 50,000 words. I did it last year. Whoop. And that novel releases with WhiteFire Publishing in February. I’d thought about writing a post about how to write a novel in 30 days….

November Cometh

November starts this Friday. How that happened, I don’t know. But the year has sped by. Remember that girl? From last November? That’s me. Yup. In the throes of November. The agony of writing a first draft in one month. It’s called National Novel…

Day 14 — The End is Near

The end is near. Wait. What are YOU talking about? No…I’m not talking about Mayan Calendar or the Zombie Apocalypse. Dude, I’m talking about my novel. The end is near. I’m closing in on the end. I only have 3,650 words left to hit the 50,000…

Day 13: Wrong, Wrong, Wrong

QUICK! Make sure you read my review from yesterday and enter to win a book! Click HERE! Today is the 13th day of NaNoWriMo (national novel writing month) and I am writing a novel this month. Problem is… The way I’ve patterned the chapters…wrong….

Day 9: Writing the Blues

I’ve hit some really emotionally taxing chapters over the past few days. I may or may not have cried a tiny bit whilst writing. These scenes are difficult to write. They pull so much out of me, making me feel incredibly vulnerable. So, the…

Day 2: Phases of Writing Crazy

Just for you…a look into the insanity of writing a novel in a month. I love my job. By the way, almost 36 hours into NaNoWriMo and I’m at 6,371 words and still feeling good. Thanks, everybody for your support. It means the world…

NaNoWriMo: Day 1

This month, I’m participating in NaNoWriMo. Read what that is and why I’m doing such a crazy thing HERE. At midnight, NaNoWriMo started. At 12:16 am, I finished getting my notes and outlines together to start writing. My word count is 2,854. The thing…

Sometimes Writers Are A Little Crazy

First of all, congratulations to Mary Moore for winning the necklace from Monday’s Give-away!  *** Friends, I have an announcement. Tomorrow (November 1), I start the NaNoWriMo challenge. Basically, I have signed up to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Crazy? Nah….

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