When last I posted, my 30 stories in 30 days project was proceeding well. October ended, and so did the project. All-in-all, it was a successful exercise. I did not produce the full 30 stories, but I did manage 24, which I think is pretty good. Will I revise and try to sell every single… Continue reading October/November Wrap-Up
World Building, Outlining, and Fixing What’s Broken
I'm a new enough writer that the idea of "do what works for you" makes my eyes go blank and my jaw start to sag. I don't know what works for me. Does flying by the seat of my pants (a.k.a. pantsing) work best? How about outlining? What kind of outlining? How detailed is too… Continue reading World Building, Outlining, and Fixing What’s Broken
I Survived NaNoWriMo15
If you saw my twitter feed, you already know that I won NaNoWriMo by writing 50,000 words between November 1 and November 30, or about 1667 words daily.
What NaNoWriMo has Taught Me
2015 is my second year to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Last year I won, and by win, I mean I managed to write 50,000 words in the month of November. For the mathematically inclined, that's 1667 words each day. 1667 words is a lot of words. And truly? Most of them are… Continue reading What NaNoWriMo has Taught Me