The #NaNoWriMo Bottom Line

Photo: CA Hawthorne

NaNoWriMo is a great tool for those wanting to attack a new work-in-progress (WIP) or those first wandering into the writing wilderness. The last couple of weeks I’ve talked about Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo: Character Worksheets

The 10-day countdown to NaNoWriMo is underway! This year I’m determined to hone my preparation unlike last year when I committed to NaNo at 11:00PM on October 31st. My fantasy Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Prep Begins

Ontyre Map: CA Hawthorne

NaNoWriMo. If you even dabble in writing fiction you probably know what that means: National Novel Writing Month. The task? To produce, at a minimum, 50,000 words in 30 days. Continue Reading →

Wearing Hurt

Sturdy, gray cloak —warmth is illusion— never resisting the chill, frayed where the heart cannot hide. Unfaded hurt. Woven barbs in fabric. Unraveled truths… tightening noose wrapping lies. Unworthy garment. Continue Reading →