Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Well, it's complicated. It's almost November again, and yes, I am participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), meaning I will [hopefully] have a [somewhat] complete first draft of a novel by the end of the month. I've heard the various platitudes that just sitting down to write is the … Continue reading Can I get a novel published?
At the beginning of November, I made it a goal to write 50,000 words by the end of the month, in participation with NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month. I am proud to say that as of November 30th, I updated my word count for the last time: 51,207 words. . . . And … Continue reading 50,000 Words (and Counting)
Happy Halloween, everyone. It’s that time of year where our worst nightmares come alive before our eyes and we surround ourselves with everything that scares us most. We even take an odd sort of pleasure in it. So let’s talk about my crippling fear of failure, shall we? Tomorrow I am starting NaNoWriMo. (For those … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Our Worst Fears
This has been a long time coming. I first heard about NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, when I was in high school. Now that I don't have to worry about school and rehearsals and projects and working 50 hours a week, I figured now was finally the time to put pen to paper, or fingers … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: I’m Writing a Novel in One Month and I’m Terrified.