Trying (and Failing) to Win NaNoWriMo

Well, it has been a while. I think my last post was about a month ago, at the beginning of NaNoWriMo. I was younger then, so full of hopes and dreams. Promises. I promised to write a post once a week (so I could dedicate most of my writing time to finishing a novel, which, well, we’ll get to that), and I promised to post another writer’s work on my social media pages every Friday. On both fronts, I failed. Failing is a recurrent problem…Continue Reading “Trying (and Failing) to Win NaNoWriMo”

NaNoWriMo Writing Day Essentials

Well, it is day six of NaNoWriMo, but for me… this is the first day of actual novel writing. I know, I’m behind. Like, way behind, especially since I know finding time to write the week of Thanksgiving is going to be tricky. But in my defense, November started on a Wednesday, which is my Monday at work, and I was finishing up a contest submission that day, and had to be at work at 2. But I’ve worked it out, and I can still…Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo Writing Day Essentials”

NaNoWhoMo? NaNoWriMo!

  We are halfway through October, and I don’t know about you, but I am enjoying a nice bite of fall weather FINALLY (southern problems include melting for most of the year). I’m enjoying Halloween month, trying to watch a horror movie every day, making my way through IT and the first season of Stranger Things, and figuring out what costume I’ll wear on the big night. But I’m also starting to look ahead, to a month many writers mark on their calendars and a…Continue Reading “NaNoWhoMo? NaNoWriMo!”