Blazing by 10,000 words today!

It’s the 6th day of NaNoWriMo, and I am getting the hang of this daily writing gig! I just blew by the 10,000 word mark without even noticing. It is exhilarating to be able to keep the story in my head enough that I can just jump right back in the next day. I’m 1/5Continue reading “Blazing by 10,000 words today!”

Will I Have to Wash My Husband’s Car? —3 days ’till NaNoWriMo

Most people look at me like I’m speaking a different language when I mention NaNoWriMo. In a way, I guess I am—the language of writers, novelists in particular. It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it’s basically a month-long marathon of writing. To “win” you have to write 50,000 new words in the monthContinue reading “Will I Have to Wash My Husband’s Car? —3 days ’till NaNoWriMo”

The Courage to Reach

Creative endeavors are often intimidating and scary, full of highs and lows. Although I’ve always been a writer, I’ve never had the courage and perseverance to complete a novel. That is, until now. Over the course of this last year, as I’ve devoured fiction writing how-to books like a bag of Peanut Butter M&Ms, IContinue reading “The Courage to Reach”