NaNoWriMo Starts in a Month!

Am I doing the challenge this year? I think so 🙂 November is a hectic month, what with the visit up north to visit my daughter Skye, and work picking up at the inn. But I am planning to do the challenge again this year. I think the story I Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Update 11/20/2013

  Busily writing away. I wasn’t sure about the genre, but I think it is going to work out fine. I am not completely liking using an outline, though. In some ways it is easier. In other ways not so much. Maybe I will get more used to it. Who Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo: Week 1

  Admittedly, I do not make much headway with my writing during the first week of NaNoWriMo.  This is due to the fact that i travel up north to visit my daughter for her birthday. This year she turned 24, and I went to her birthday party, as well as Continue Reading

Almost Time for NaNoWriMo!

Tomorrow is the first! I am so excited. Except… I have to work. Even though this is the case, I feel I should be able to at least write the introduction, as well as at least 2 of the 4 speeches that will be part of the book. I don’t Continue Reading

My NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

Last year I put together my first NaNoWriMo Survival Kit. This year I am expanding my kit to include other things I now know are important. My laptop, with a folder and documents pertaining to the 2013 NaNoWriMo experience all ready to go. A folder with important information: Character sketches, Continue Reading

Planning for NaNoWriMo

There is a lot more to planning for NaNoWriMo than outlining and character sketches. A survival kit wont even finish off my planning. Why? Because there is more to my life than just writing. I have family, friends, neighbors, work, errands and chores. There is a lot to do before Continue Reading

My NaNoWriMo Prep Day 2013

Because I have today off from work at the inn, and because I am extremely excited over this year’s NaNoWriMo event, I am having a NaNo Prep Day. I know there is a tweetchat today, but I will not be joining in on that. Why? Because I have more pressing Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Winner!

I won! I won, I won, I won! How about you? Have you crossed the finish line yet? You still have time (at least in my part of the world), and I wish you much luck. I managed to finish the challenge last night, with 50,068 words written, according to Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Update

  The home stretch.   A relief? Not so much, yet. No for me. I am behind, mainly because I missed a couple of extra days of writing during my vacation from, and the fact that I did not write on Thanksgiving. I am okay with this, however. I needed Continue Reading