What? You weren’t awaiting this post? Well, I guess that means you should skip it and come back next week. Yes, I said week. We’ll talk about that at the end. Also, just the usual heads-up: This is a LOOOOOOOOOOONG blog entry. There is a lot for me to unpack. If you’re not interested in… Continue reading THE LONG-AWAITED NANOWRIMO RECAP POST
Hey there. Glad you stopped by, imaginary person. (I am not delusional enough to believe anyone ever reads this piece of garbage I spew out on a monthly basis.) As I write this, National Novel Writing Month is twelve hours away, and I am feeling eager and ready while still not exactly sure how the… Continue reading OFF TO THE RACES, AND THEN SOME
In the wake of last month’s entry, I am left with the taste of anger and vitriol in my mouth, and some of the things happening in politics are not making it any better. However, I keep telling myself this is not the place to spew my political beliefs (though they will creep in, as… Continue reading IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!
OK, OK, before you run away screaming at the title of this post, please note that it is NOT a political post. And the fact that I even have to say that peeves me to the extreme. [Also, one quick point to make. If I get particularly nasty, as I tend to do when talking… Continue reading JUST GET VACCINATED ALREADY
Here’s what happened in 2019 and what I intend to do in 2020.
I know it’s bad form to brag, but it’s true. I won NaNoWriMo 2019 with 55,555 words. This is win #15 in as many attempts. This will be another long recap post. As before, if you want to skip the rest, you have the gist of it. For everyone else, let’s do this in handy… Continue reading ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER WIN
So… when I sat down to record the wrap-up episode of the podcast, I got bored with the things coming out of my own mouth. I decided that I would need notes. And then I realized that if I have to write it anyway, I’m just going to do a written post. ADDED BONUS: I… Continue reading WRAP UP COMING SOON
You were thinking it. All during November, while you were writing, you were thinking, “Am I going to publish this thing?” Admit it. This episode talks about the pros and cons of publication. (Full disclosure: It really doesn’t. It goes off on a rant inspired by some of Dean Wesley Smith‘s advice. There are things… Continue reading PODCAST #33: TO PUBLISH OR NOT TO PUBLISH?
Take a break. You’ve earned it! This is a podcast all about National Novel Writing Month. Contribute to the conversation in the comments! (PLEASE NOTE: First-time posters are subject to approval due to the avalanche of spambots.) To subscribe, please enter the RSS feed (link at the top of the page) into your favorite podcatcher.… Continue reading PODCAST #32: TAKE FIVE… OR MORE
The madness of November is over. The race to 50,000 words in 30 days is becoming a memory. Now that the high-octane rush is dissipating, what’s next for you and your shiny new novel? Whether you hit the count or not, you did something you can be proud of. Take a moment to bask in… Continue reading PODCAST #31: IT’S OVER… NOW WHAT?