Tag Archives: novel

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.

Starting the novel

That blank page waiting for words is an intimidating bastard.

Fictional Universe Anyone?

I like the idea of having characters I can invest in and get to know over the course of several books, movies, episodes, and so on.

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 […]

Setting up the Antagonist

So the bad guy, let’s call him Mr. Fluffles.

Setting up the Main Character: Part 2

So you have all this information either in outline, or paragraph, or full out character profile with pages of information. Now What?

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 […]