One World, a Million Stories

Last week I talked about my Short Story December. Currently, I’m working on my fifth short story for the month. It’s all a part of my end-of-the-year treat and an Continue Reading →

Short Story December

The NaNo dust has settled. In the end, there were 143,867 words written in November that produced a novel. In editing there’ll be plenty of cutting, but there are a Continue Reading →

NaNo Update: A Little Self-Congratulations

The last thing I was expecting a month ago was that this blog post would be about achieving, about setting an insane goal and attaining it. Instead, I thought it’d Continue Reading →

NaNo Update: Loving Scrivener Themes

I’m—in—love. I’m talking about Scrivener Version 3.1.1, especially its themes. From a writing perspective themes might not be the app’s most important feature, but for someone who’s been in love Continue Reading →

NaNo Update: Rolling Over Speed Bumps

The first week of NaNoWriMo ends and the infamous Week 2 begins. It’s never claimed me as a victim, but that doesn’t mean I don’t recognize its malevolent self. I Continue Reading →

NaNo Update – The Advantage of Editing Experience

Here we go. The first of thirty days of NaNoWriMo when we do the best we can with our word count, make 50K for the win, or even draft an Continue Reading →

The Best Non-Writing NaNoWriMo Advice

If your intentions for NaNoWriMo are to try it out and not worry about word count, then this post might not apply to you. Otherwise, if you want to reach Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 3

Because NaNoWriMo fast approaches I’ve shared how planning was the building blocks to enriching my novels. More specifically, I’m talking about planning for a fantasy novel. For me that means Continue Reading →

The Visual Know: A Map for NaNoWriMo

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo. Another pitch on my part to inspire writers to pen their fantasy novels using a map. Yes, a map. Here I go again talking about maps Continue Reading →