Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

To NaNoWriMo or not to NaNoWriMo

Whether I participate in NaNoWriMo or not I have the ideas to turn into stories. I just need to do the work to bring them into the world.

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The habits of writing.

Let’s talk about something important. A writer’s ability to turn out words and “get shit done.”

Rambling

There is a strange and confusing moment when I stop to think back on things accomplished and done. On one side of the spectrum I see the good I have done and on the other there is the lagging feeling that something more could have been done. I especially feel this way when thinking back […]

My year in preview.

I honestly did want to write a “Year in review” type of post, but with all the excuses I could give I didn’t. I did get shit done (for lack of a better term), and I’m proud of what I was able to accomplish. There were several short stories/flash fiction things I posted on the […]

NaNoWriMo and Beyond.

So NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has ended, and yes I participated. I did, unfortunately, not reach the goal. A vacation involving Mickey Mouse and a cruise, kind of got in the way, but despite that hurdle I was able to reach 43K by the end of the month. Regardless of whether or not I […]

Waiting and waiting and waiting

With NaNoWriMo approaching, I’m finding it difficult waiting for the green light (November 1) to get started on my project. I’ve tried to keep myself busy with the outline I’m working on, but I really want to sink my teeth into the pounding out content. I’m not one to spend this much time on an […]

Preparing for November

So NaNoWriMo approaches, and I have put my name into the hat in hopes of forcing myself to get into a rhythm. I’ve slacked off lately in regards to writing and I hate it. I need goal, a deadline, something. It’s probably a residual affect from those years as a journalist. I signed up for […]