Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo
Writing Tip: What’s Your Word Count?
Staring at at a blank page can be daunting, but remember…you don’t have to set out to write a novel every time you begin to write. There are almost as many flavors of fiction as there were of original Baskin … Continue reading
…with no real excuse, but I have been busy. Since SoonerCon, I have attended three shows, released two books, and signed several contracts. Book Two of The Conn-Mann Chronicles is now available. The Nearly Notorious Nun is on Kindle and … Continue reading
Okay, so we are down to the wire on NaNoWriMo. There are only 5,697 words to go. Jo has behaved herself admirably through most of the draft, and the book has done some things that I really am loving, but… You knew … Continue reading
Writing is Exciting — 3 D's for Daily Success!
It’s another week down on NaNoWriMo. So far, things are going along swimmingly. Jo is proving to be her usual feisty self, and things are heating up for Practical Polly in the dime novel too. There is nothing more exciting … Continue reading
It's Friday Already?!
This will probably be a short, sweet post, because I have to be about my 1667 words for today– Yes, it’s that time of year again. November is upon us, and NaNoWriMo is here. This year, I am writing the … Continue reading
Once More — Let's Go, WriMo!
[The above is the Toastmasters Speech I gave on the subject Tuesday. Sorry for the position of the camera…but the vocal is good] One last call to action here. 🙂 NaNoWriMo is less than 48 hours away now. Join me … Continue reading
Overcoming Writer's Block: 5 Quick Tips
We all have those days… Sitting in front of a glowing screen, or empty notebook and NOTHING wants to be written on it. This has been particularly frustrating in light of the challenge this year. I can’t afford NOT to … Continue reading
Care to Join Me?
Yesterday, I told you about one of the challenges I was working on. Well, today’s to-do item is to post a Call to Action. As many of you may know, it’s almost that time again…one of my favorite and most … Continue reading
I had a marvelous time at the San Gabriel Writers League meeting, and they were so wonderfully welcoming. I was terribly nervous when I got there, because I wasn’t sure what I had to offer. But when the first thing … Continue reading
Making NaNo Fun
I always enjoy National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I’ve looked forward to November since 2003. I’ve finished my 50k words 3 out of 7 years, and gotten one published novel and one that is in solid second draft stage (though … Continue reading