If you are reading this, and you participated in NaNoWriMo, then I can assume you survived. You’ve either completed 50k or more and are celebrating or, you didn’t finish and are kicking yourselves. For those of you who completed it! CONGRATULATIONS!! YOU ROCK!!! For those of you who didn’t, do not despair. You tried and […]Read more "NANO AFTERMATH"
As of midnight on Saturday, November 1, hundreds of thousands of writers around the world sat down at their laptops and began banging out words. I was one of them. I wrote for about three hours and pounded out 3005 words. None of us is sure if these words are the best prose ever written, […]Read more "READY, SET, NANO!"
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I bombed this year. I didn’t complete NaNoWriMo. I didn’t even bust open 20k words. Thanks to a brutal cold (brought in by my sweet Godson, given to both my husband and me) several days of migraines, along with some vertigo and the Thanksgiving holiday, I didn’t achieve my goals. […]Read more "I BOMBED NANOWRIMO…AND I’M HAPPY ABOUT IT!"
Actually, this post is dedicated to all of the writers struggling to stay encouraged. Last week, I submitted a short story for a contest. After the submission, I found out that there were some plot issues that should have been fixed. I went from being proud of myself and hopeful, to kicking myself and wanting […]Read more "THIS ONE’S DEDICATED TO THE WRITERS I LOVE"