The first week of December is over and it’s certainly the sunniest—and most humid—week we’ve had in a long while! It feels very strange to be surrounded by palm trees and ocean in the middle of winter. But, hey, this is one of the greatest perks of living on the road: it’s only winter if … Continue reading Follow-up Friday: 8 December 2017
For those of you that weren’t awake last night to hear the news: I have officially won NaNoWrimo 2017!! This is an especially huge achievement for me, as it is the first NaNoWriMo I have ever entered. Also, because the beginning of this month was one of the scariest and most hellish weeks I’ve had in quite some … Continue reading Lessons Learned from a NaNoWriMo Winner (2017)
This Writer Wednesday is a super-special one! Today is the start of NaNoWriMo! Ahhh! If you got too caught up in binging Stranger Things 2 or watching the World Series, don’t worry. I have a four part NaNo prep series that can help you out. Here are the links to: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. If you’ve … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: NaNo, Day 1!
Not caught up? No problem! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Hello again, my fellow storytellers! (Storytellows?) We’re starting up this week with the final part in my PlaNoWriMo series, where I aim to break up the mystique surrounding writing a book! This series is for anyone who’s interested in writing a book, but is especially targeted at those … Continue reading PlaNoWriMo Series (4/4)–Finish the Damn Thing
This week has been really great! First and foremost, you guys have all helped me reach 300 followers on Tumblr, which is still baffling me! Check out the “thank you” post here if you haven’t read it already! Mir, Rhino, and I are winding down our time in Montana. Missoula has been a comfortable home these past … Continue reading Follow-up Friday: 20 October 2017
Not caught up? No problem! Part 1, Part 2 Welcome back, fellow writers! We’re starting off the third week in October (NaNoWriMo Prep Month) with the third part of my PlaNoWriMo series! In recent weeks, we’ve talked about building that excellent NaNo novel, and we’re going to close out the building phase this week. After all, … Continue reading PlaNoWriMo Series (3/4)–Where Is This Going?
Another Friday has arrived! This past week has been great! The Tumblr just passed 200 followers and is now well on the way to 250 already. It’s absolutely mind-blowing to me the success this blog has already achieved. You guys are absolutely amazing, and I can’t thank you enough for all the support. Really. *hugs* … Continue reading Follow-up: 13 October 2017
Welcome back to my PlaNoWriMo series! Throughout this four-part series, I’ll be providing all my preparation, outlining, and construction methods for my NaNo novel: Reclamation. I’m super excited for this series, and for NaNoWriMo! I’m doing this series to inspire would-be authors that just don’t know where to start, and to hopefully destroy the mystique surrounding … Continue reading PlaNoWriMo Series 2/4: What’s This About?
Hey there, beautiful people! I hope your weekend is going well! Today, 1 October 2017, is the start of NaNoWriMo Prep Month (PlaNoWriMo). This will be the first NaNo in which I participate, so I plan on coming with my very best! As I begin work on a solid outline, I figured I would share … Continue reading PlaNoWriMo Series – Part One: What Do I Write!?
Pictured: Notes on “Reclamation”. So, today was going to be a nice, easy day. I’m transitioning to Monday and Tuesday as my weekend, so today is my “Friday”. Since I’m caught up on all my course work, all my deadlines are met, and everything is ready for next week, I thought I’d do some easy … Continue reading NaNo Announcement!