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NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

Welcome back, Kathleen, for another guest post! (I can not thank her enough for everything these guest posts do – mainly, give me time with my little one and time to figure out how and when regular blogging fits in […]

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Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Waving the White Flag: NaNoWriMo 2017

Since January I have been jonesing to tackle NaNoWriMo. Every time I post a goals check in and write TBD I stare at it with a sense of dread and anticipation. After the disaster that defined November 2016, I was determined […]

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NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

I haven’t properly participated in NaNoWriMo in over a decade. (Holy crap, National Novel Writing Month has been around longer than a decade! I feel old now.) Those half-assed modified years don’t count, if only because I never took them […]

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Novel in 90: Check In

Novel in 90: Check In

It amazes me how quickly three months can fly by. I’ve been meaning to do an update on the Novel in 90 challenge for a while, but like so many things in my life lately it just keeps getting bumped. As […]

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My Anti-NaNoWriMo

My Anti-NaNoWriMo

It’s that time of year again. Starting yesterday, thousands started pounding keys toward their 50K word goal for NaNoWriMo. This year, I am doing things a little differently. I’m doing an Anti-NaNoWriMo. (I thought about calling it a NonNaNoWriMo, or […]

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Coming Out the Other Side of NaNoWriMo 2015: Lessons to Re-Remember

Coming Out the Other Side of NaNoWriMo 2015: Lessons to Re-Remember

Although no one brought me coffee during November, or afterwards in celebration, I managed to win National Novel Writing Month and set a new word record for myself. 52,083 words over the course of 15 writing days in 21 documented […]

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