Let's start with a video! NaNoDay5 This morning I wrote from about 6:10am to 7:20am. I wrote 1,245 words. According to my NaNo stats, I'm averaging 1, 372 words per day. At this rate, I'll be finished writing 50,000 words by December 7. I should be targeting to write 1, 667 words a day -… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 5 – Word Count: 6862
Today I wrote 1,512 words. In just about an hour. I was hesitant to write today. I awoke nice and early... NaNoDay4 ...however, I didn't work on my novel right away. I had to work on other literary things. Then exercise. Then bring the kids to school. Then visit my uncle in hospital. Then come… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 4 – Word Count: 5617
Hey, y'all. This morning I wrote 1,370 words. I wrote a prologue for my book. My editor and I were discussing the fact that the beginning of my story should really have a certain critical scene to set the setting and give the reader a healthy jolt of 'holy shit' right away. So that's what… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 3 – Word Count: 4105
Today I wrote 597 words in under 30 minutes. It's all I could find - thirty minutes - in this busy day to use for writing. And that's okay. Here's a quick vid: NaNoDay2 I'm happy with what I wrote. Not super happy that I only had thirty minutes to write, but it's better than… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 2 – Word Count – 2735
NaNoWriMo Day 1 - Friday, November 1, 2013 Words written: 2,133 Word total: 2,133 This is how I'm gonna work this month. I'll write. I'll video blog (vlog) or blog (or both) about it. I'll tally my word count and do all I can to keep writing and stay motivated! Here's me this morning at… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 1 – Word count: 2,133
Fellow writers, I just wanted to send out one last BLAST of creative juice to y'all before you get started writing 50,000 words over the next 31 days. Are we crazeballs or what? WHAT! We're writers, we can't help it! To help you along, whether you need inspiration or support, here are few links to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Starts Tomorrow! Go Writers!
National Novel Writing Month is less than two weeks away, and not a day goes by that I don't get a pull of nervous excitement in my belly when I think that I will be participating again this year. It has been two years since my last honest effort to write 50,000 words in one… Continue reading Mental Prep for NaNoWriMo – T-minus 11 days to go