The End of #NaNoWriMo 2018

The problem with falling behind, but having a make-up plan, is that if you fall behind on the make-up plan, you're kind of screwed. And partially, that's what happened to me. I tapped out of NaNoWriMo last week with 32,907 words written.But also I was at a point where my plot had shifted around a … Continue reading The End of #NaNoWriMo 2018

Happy NaNoWriMo! Have a Free Book! 📚

Today is the first day of November. If you're a writer, or you hang around writers, you also know that today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo). World-wide (not just "nationally"), writers of every ilk will endeavor to write 50,000 words on a new novel by the end of the … Continue reading Happy NaNoWriMo! Have a Free Book! 📚

NaNoWriMo 2017 ~ Wrap-Up

My goal in November was to put aside Wicked Witch, Retired for a while get a grip on my One Ahead project. One Ahead is a series of short novella mysteries---what I've decided is probably the best form for the David Abbott stories I want to tell. My goal is to have three stories finished before … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 ~ Wrap-Up

Post Hodgepodge – November 2017

When I don't have much to say, but still want to post... NaNoWriMo 2017 ~ Week 3 Update Went through my previous NaNoWriMo attempts and pieced together about 2/3 of a story. I'm working my way through rewriting, but it hasn't been without a few snags. (Mainly due to my dithering.) Review ~ Salvation on … Continue reading Post Hodgepodge – November 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017 – Week 2 Update

What Am I Doing? - Magical Rebellion 2017 Finished rewriting "The Horrid Haunting." Man, that word count makes it feel like I haven't done any work... (I'm taking 1/5 words for rewriting.) 5386 / 50000 But, I do feel like the story is pretty solid. It needs a couple of things cleaned up and it's … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – Week 2 Update

NaNoWriMo 2017 – Week 1 Update

What Am I Doing? - Magical Rebellion 2017 Wednesday, 11/1 - Reread "The Sorrowful Seamstress." I think it's pretty good. "Word count": 631 631 / 50000 Thursday, 11/2 - Intended to reread "The Horrid Haunting" before rewriting, but found that I had at sometime in the past (August 2016, if file dates are to be … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – Week 1 Update

NaNoWriMo – Magical Rebellion 2017

I will be rebelling again this year and working on a trio of novellas which are in various states of completion. I'll be giving myself: 1/25 of word count for rereading 1/5 of word count for rewriting 1/1 of word count for writing new words (of course) This is the back-burner project that I have … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Magical Rebellion 2017