NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections

50,000 words in 30 days? Check! I know. I’m crazy. But as stressful as the last month was, I managed to have a lot of fun as well. As I’m wrapping up NaNo 2018, I thought I’d reflect on the experience and share a few things I learned along the way. Some of these lessonsContinue reading “NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections”

NaNo Update: Week 3

I hate to say it, but I’ve abandoned my novella for the time being. I’ve never been able to just take a sliver of an idea and just write, like some writers I know (and admire). I like to let ideas percolate and develop. And with the time crunch (writing upwards of 20000 words, editing,Continue reading “NaNo Update: Week 3”

NaNo 2016: Week 1

It’s November 5 and National Novel Writing Month is in full swing. My project for the month (which has the oh-so-creative working title of The Dancer) is coming along pretty well. I’m over 2,000 words in at this point, which I’m taking as a success, considering I work 40 hours a week. Most of my writingContinue reading “NaNo 2016: Week 1”