Current Word count: 38,479 I didn't do as well this week as I have the rest of the month, but I'm still on track to win this thing. I'm at a weird part of the story. I'm near the end of part 1, which will end with the due between Laurens and Charles Lee. Right … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 3
I'm writing this Thursday evening, with a word count of 28,255. I'm about 2 days ahead of schedule, a am cruising. I think it's because I have such a good idea of what happening in the story right now and how I want the next six months of the story to play out. There are definitely … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 2 check-in
Hi, I planned to write this update on Friday, but I was sick, so it didn't really happen. Therefore, I'm updating today. Expect to see NaNo Updates on the 15th, 22nd, and 29th, from me as well as a wrap up post the first week of December. (This, honestly is more for me than you, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update
Hey y'all. As an HPA Social Media Volunteer, I thought I would highlight something really cool we're doing today. May 2nd is an important day in the Harry Potter Universe, it's the day Harry and company defeated the Dark Lord Voldemort ending the second wizard war during the Battle of Hogwarts. This battle took … Continue reading The Harry Potter Alliance’s Victory Day Celebration!
Previous updates of this piece of work : First look Nano Week 1 Nano Week 2 Nano Week 3 I reached 50K Monday night! I'm so proud of myself. I was kind of worried early in the month that I wouldn't make it, despite being way ahead since day 2, because I wasn't sure if … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update: I’m a winner!
Happy Friday! I had a decent week writing, my current word count is 41072, and I'm hoping to finish up over the weekend but we'll see. I got through the Battle of Monmouth on Tuesday, which was a huge milestone in this story that I've been thinking about for a while so the stuff that comes after … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 3 update!
Current word count: 31,597 This week has been a hard one, I'm not as far into the story as I thought I would be at 30K words; which mostly means I'm going to cutting a ton of stuff when I edit this in December. I was hoping to get to the Battle of Monmouth, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 2
It's November, which for writers means it's time for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I'm sure if you're reading a blog mostly dedicated to books, you know what NaNoWriMo is or have participated. This year is the 5th years I've participated since 2009. I've won on all four previous attempts, including last year in a … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 1
To everyone who participated NaNoWriMo this November, congratulations. To those still working on that last few hundred words, you got this, there's plenty of time, keep writing. Whether your goal was the 50K or 500 words, you're awesome, and I'm proud of you for attempting the task. In the words of the Prophet Chuck: Writing … Continue reading What comes after winning NaNoWriMo?
Yesterday, my friend, Jen, posted a Facebook live video (you can find her live videoes here she makes insprational and thought provoking videos about small ways to make your life a little bit better each day.) about what you wanted to be when you were seven and how those first career goals shape your life and … Continue reading A Writer’s Life, my NaNoWriMo Journey.