Camp NaNoWriMo Unofficial Pep Talk: April 2017, Week One

*Throws confetti in your face*   CAMP NANO IS LIVE! Welcome, fellow writers! You’re probably feeling a lot of feelings right now. A little fear. A little confusion. Tons of excitement (hopefully). Or maybe not. Maybe you have no idea what you’re going to write this month, so it’s hard for you to get excited.… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo Unofficial Pep Talk: April 2017, Week One

Hold Onto Your Butts: Camp NaNoWriMo Starts Soon!

If you’re a writer, you probably already know what NaNoWriMo is. For those of you who don’t write, or have heard the name “NaNoWriMo” and have no clue what it is, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is traditionally held in November of every year. Writers sign up (for free — though donations… Continue reading Hold Onto Your Butts: Camp NaNoWriMo Starts Soon!

A Post-NaNo Pep Talk

I really didn’t think I was going to reach the finish line for National Novel Writing Month in time. November was pretty calm compared to the first two months of my semester, but I still had a few group projects and final papers to prepare. I was behind on my word count for National Novel… Continue reading A Post-NaNo Pep Talk

NaNoWriMo Challenge: “A Snippet of Your Work, Please.”

I wrestled with myself over the decision whether or not to take part in the “challenge” Chuck Wendig posted today, which is to post your favorite 1,000 words from your National Novel Writing Month project and share them for friends, family, and fellow NaNo-ers to read. There are a couple of reasons I didn’t want… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Challenge: “A Snippet of Your Work, Please.”

NaNoWriMo P(r)ep Talk: #1

November is only about half a month away, and you know what that means: In just a couple of weeks, many of us will isolate ourselves on a daily basis for several hours at a time so we can crank out at least 1,667 words a day and write a 50,000 page novel in 30… Continue reading NaNoWriMo P(r)ep Talk: #1

Pantsing vs. Plotting, or Happy Mediums

Absolutely loving the rainbow banner at the top of the WordPress website today. What an amazing day in history. I’ve been slacking. Again. I know. A lot of it is due to the fact that I’ve been focusing mostly on my creative writing over my blogging. Which is great, I think. After all, I honestly… Continue reading Pantsing vs. Plotting, or Happy Mediums