NanoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month (NanoWriMo), where writers from all over the world attempt to write a novel (or part of a novel) in a month. The goal is to hit 50,000 words by writing 1,677 words per day. I don’t tend to write evenly, so my words tend …

The Silly Season (including NanoWriMo)

I was very quiet around here last month. That’s thanks to NanoWriMo taking up most of my writing time, and the fact that the silly season seemed to start earlier this year. First, a quick NanoWriMo wrap up. I started off strong, getting well ahead of my daily target, and then …

NanoWriMo 2015 Winner

I haven’t done much reading this month — only two books. I have been missing in action thanks to NanoWriMo and my 50,000 word goal. I am pleased to say that I accomplished my target on the 23rd of November – Yippee! But I’m not finished. The 50,000 words will make …

NanoWriMo 2015

For those of you who may not have heard, November is National Novel Writing Month, or NanoWriMo for short. The goal is to write 50,000 words of a first draft. I need a break from editing so I’m taking the plunge and going into fantasy (it does have some sci-fi …

Writing in Multiple Genres

I’ve finished editing half of my science fiction book, Skyburn, and am ready to send it out Chapters for critique. However, I’ve found over the past few weeks that when I spent too much time editing my brain begins to wander and I end up less than satisfied with the …