NaNoWriMo Prep- Week 3

November is shaping up to be VERY busy.  We've got a lot going on for every member of the family, but NaNoWriMo will happen. Oh yes, it WILL happen.  Having a complete, 50,000 word first draft of a novel in thirty days is a gift you give yourself.  It might come at the cost of some... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Prep- Week 2

Two things about the story I will write for NaNoWriMo are certain so far: who my main character is and the setting of my story. The setting of the story is set as far as where I want the story to start and where my main character will be most of the time in this... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Prep- Week 1

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a creative writing challenge that challenges writers to finish the first draft of a 50,000 word manuscript during the month of November.  To finish a novel in 30 days, writers need to write about 1,667 words per day.  Every day of the month of November.  Even on Thanksgiving.  It's daunting,... Continue Reading →

In the Story

I've been writing this week, filling in gaps and steadily completing manuscript 1.  One of the chapters I've been working on in act 2 is key in understanding why and how one of my characters is different than everyone else in their world. The characters are going to a place to see what makes the... Continue Reading →

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