Write Now, Publish Later

This article was originally posted to the blog on January 13, 2013. It has been updated and was added to the content of my recent eBook, Organize Your Space and Stuff. All of the pre-2015 organizational articles, with the exception of What is Your Theme Word? Mine is Prepare were Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Update 11/11/2014

Well, my plans for writing on November 2nf did not pan out. See NaNoWriMo has Begun. I had the best of intentions, believe me, but the weather was so bad we lost the power for most of the day, after only a few hundred words typed. I was so disappointed. Continue Reading

My NaNoWriMo Prep Week 2014

Not much time left to prepare for NaNoWriMo! In the past I have done Prep-Days: My NaNoWriMo Prep Day 2013 What I did on My Pre-NaNo Day This year, however, I have not yet been able to find a single day to do all the prepping. Therefore, I have been Continue Reading

2014 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

2012 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit 2013 NaNoWriMo Survival Kit NaNoWriMo begins on the first! I am excited and nervous at the same time. I am going to be working on a new story, that I am not entirely prepared to write. I am doing what I can to prepare for November, Continue Reading

Getting Ahead, In Preparation for NaNoWriMo

Embed from Getty Images NaNoWriMo begins November 1st, and I am beginning to prepare already. I want to be sure I have all my ducks in a row so I will have plenty of time to work on my book. There are many things a writer can do to prepare 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

Ideas to Help You Rock Your Blog this Autumn!

  How you choose to rock your blog will depend 0n the type of blog you have. Writers will have different types of posts and themes than foodies or fitness writers.   Here are some ideas to get you started:   If you have a plain blog, say one without Continue Reading

Autumn Writing Ideas for Fiction/Poetry Writers

There is still plenty of time for the fiction writer to create autumn themed stories and poems. Whether your finished project will be 1 page, 10 pages, or 300 pages, you can start now. You may even wish to write a novel in a month with NaNoWriMo. Here are some Continue Reading