I prepared myself for NaNoWriMo 2017 as kind of a filler time. Being on the top end of the last part of the project I’ve been working on all year, I knew I wouldn’t be participating in NaNoWriMo as per its usual yearly tradition. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2017 #2: Near the End”
In no time at all, we are back for another month of self-torture known as, National Novel Writing Month. The challenge: Write fifty thousand words within thirty days. This year, however, I’m breaking all the rules. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2017 #1: Breaking All The Rules”
I’ve been writing this project for eight months, have periodically had writer’s block for three of those months, have been trying to brainstorm the last half of the story for the past month, and NaNoWriMo 2017 is only six days away. Continue reading “Prep-tober #3: Displaced Continuum”
October is already half over and I’m sure many of you are already feeling the pressure that these two months, October and November, inevitably bring every year for those participating in NaNoWriMo. I’m not taking in all of the pressures this year, but I am tapping into them. Continue reading “Prep-tober 2017 #2: These Few Questions”
October marks the beginning of many things: Fall, the Halloween season, the rush of the holidays that consume our lives in the last three months of every year, and for hundreds of writers around the world, both seasoned and green, the beginning of a hectic writing challenge known as National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo.
NaNo Year One was a challenge and its difficulties more apparent only because the task was new. Year One, nor any year following has rivaled in hardships and pressures when compared to NaNo 2016, my fourth year participating in the NaNoWriMo 30Days, 50K Writing Challenge, and no year has taught me more. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap Up”