What I Learned Doing NaNo 2018

So another year has passed, another NaNo completed. I’m really happy with my progress this year - so far, I’ve managed to input my word count into NaNo every day, and with only two days left I have absolute faith in my ability to get it updated those last two days. I actually hit the …

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3 Things to do if You’re Behind in the Last Week of NaNo

We’re in the final stretch of NaNoWriMo, and I’ve been seeing a lot of people who are looking at where they are and are...less than happy with their progress. They’re finding motivation in this last week to push forward and catch the rest of the way up to still win. And that’s awesome! If you’re …

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How I Outline my Novels – From a Recovering Panster

As I’ve mentioned before, I used to be a pure pantser. I’d go into a story, screaming with excitement, and run with it, just seeing where it took me. No outline, no road map, no plan. Sometimes, that would lead to weird and wonderful things that I never expected. Other times, it lead me to …

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Worth a Read: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

This post kicks off an occasional series where I’ll be recommending books. The recommendations aren’t limited to a particular genre or time period; instead, they must meet the following criteria: They’re good reads. Whether they’re bestsellers or standout independent publications, I firmly believe that they are well-written and enjoyable. They have one or more elements, …

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