Typing Insanity

Waking with one thought too similar to, “Oh no,” I realize I’ve committed to Camp NaNoWriMo. A mountain’s worth of words awaiting my invention an insane amount of work requiring Continue Reading →

Drafting Madness, Oh How I Love to Catch It

Oh no. Yikes. I’m doomed. July Camp NaNo approaches and I’m going to draft another novel. Stop me before I draft again! Too late. As if I need more editing Continue Reading →

Drafting Disaster! Yet I’m Smiling.

Failures, big and small, teach and yield inspiration. The last two weeks (HERE and HERE) I’ve talked about the process I’ve settled on (for now) to even out my initial Continue Reading →

When is a 1st Draft a 1st Draft?

I don’t write a writer advice column. An expert I am not. What I am is a writer exploring a fantasy world and working to perfect my process. That process, Continue Reading →

A Draft’s Wondrous Surprises

I must actually be getting somewhere with this whole writing thing. Not only can I be self-critical, but I’m okay with the self-criticism. In fact, it’s constructive self-criticism. When I Continue Reading →

One View of Hard Work

I’m competitive when it comes to CampNaNoWriMo. I love running up numbers, earning badges/certificates, and, of course, winning. All the NaNo perks. I also love my fellow campers/writers working towards Continue Reading →

Seeking the Magic

Where’s the magic? That wasn’t a question I consciously asked myself as a child, but I was seeking it just the same. It wasn’t a desire to cast spells, but Continue Reading →