Tagged with NaNoWriMo

Introducing…The Spring 2014 “NanoRedo” Showcase!

Dear Writer Friends, You may have noticed of late that my blog is slightly balding. This is not due to apathy, but is an unfortunate side-effect of my multi-career hubris and its accompanying workload. Also, I’m kind of missing the awesomeness and joy that was brought on by my last series, “When Writers Go Wrong.” Therefore, I … Continue reading

Nano 2012: Not with a Bang

Like most of my efforts, NaNoWriMo 2012 began with the flash and intensity of cannon fire. The first thirty thousand words flew by. But then, gravity kicked in. Life interceded. Other ideas clouded the trajectory. And before I knew it, my promising young thought comet had stalled in midair. It’s a common problem, or so … Continue reading

Inspiration Situation

Here are some things that alternately INSPIRE me to write and distract me from writing: How about you? What inspires you to write? What is your biggest challenge, when it comes to splitting your focus? Do share.

NaNoWriMo 2012: Day 1, and Counting

As the first day of National Novel Writing Month 2012 draws to a close, I find myself embroiled in the first 3,000 words (ish) of a bloody, nostalgic romp through my hometown. I’m not sure if it’s homesickness during the holidays, or some deeply seated need to murder the insecurities of my youth in grand, dramatic fashion. … Continue reading