Monthly Archives: October 2012

50kKillMeNow

For the past two years, I have written all 50,000 words required to win NaNoWriMo on the first day, usually taking almost the entirety of the first twenty four hours.  The first time that I did it, it was to … Continue reading

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Falling in Love

It always starts with the smallest things.  You don’t fall in love with the entire package at once, the entirety of them upon first glance.  It’s the little things that you notice and draw you in, the glimmers and sparkles … Continue reading

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On Why I Do NaNoWriMo

“Knitters don’t knit because their friends need more hats. But so far, there hasn’t been a “Better yet, DON’T knit that scarf” manifesto.” Knitters gonna knit, and writers gonna write. Every year, right around this time when I’m running around … Continue reading

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NaNo planning!

Or mostly a lack thereof. I meant to prepare more this year, and still do have time to do so, but I’m not sure that it will happen, and it’s got me kind of worried.  I’m a pantser at heart, … Continue reading

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Serious Author is Serious

But not serious enough to use serious titles.  I’m not sure if this bodes well or ill for my publication dreams, but I’ll be thankful for an editor to tell me no. Anyhow, this post is about taking myself seriously … Continue reading

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Writing Advice: Side Characters

In many ways (okay, most of them), I am still a novice writer, but there are some things that I have learned, mostly by doing them poorly.  But hey, if there’s one thing I’m good at in writing, it’s figuring … Continue reading

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NaNo is Coming

It’s now October, and you know what that means: Calling me unprepared right now is an understatement.  I’m extremely busy, have ML stuff to do, and have to plan two novels in the next 30 days (well, “plan” – I have … Continue reading

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