If you just finished NaNoWriMo Camp or perhaps just wrote The End on a manuscript, congratulations! You’ve made it through the first step, you’re over the first big hurdle. Now what? Well, that depends. If you are like some self-published authors you will whip together a cover and publish that bad boy, but I hope…… Continue reading You finished your manuscript…what now?
I am itching to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). While 50,000 words in one month probably sounds akin to torture for some. I usually put in at least 30,000 words a month, so 50 isn’t a stretch. I have a book plotted out, characters found and saved from a photo site and research…… Continue reading It’s That Time of Year Again
A year ago I plotted the second novel in my Western Vows trilogy. It focuses on the sister of the main character of the first novel. I liked what I plotted, then during November NaNo, I tried to take what I’d plotted and write it out. The story that flowed so easily into note form…… Continue reading The End, again
Many authors would answer the question of why they write with the answer, to live more than one life. That is a common response. I write to live one. I have chronic pain in my back that limits my ability to simply live life, but the Lord has blessed me with the ability to live many lives,…… Continue reading Why I Write
November is done. The 50,000-word goal has been tallied and the winners are trying to decide how to relax again. I finished my 50,000 words on day 23 and finished at a point in the book when my Main Character was dealing with a very painful situation. The problem was, the book was not done.…… Continue reading Na-Not Quite-NoWriMo
This is my first official NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I did camp this summer, though camp is more laid-back. For camp, I wrote a story that I’d had on my mind for a number of years. I had already envisioned the whole story, I knew my characters well enough that they were closer than…… Continue reading NaNoWriMo and working from an outline