Plan Now for an Easier Holiday Season

Another holiday season is behind us. All the craziness is over, and we can all relax. Breathe.  At least for a little bit. I posted some New Year goal ideas the other day, if you haven’t  read it yet, as well as a few updates about what I have going Continue Reading

I Won NaNoWriMo 2014…

… with 50,076 words on November 25, 2014. The month of November, even though I start out so excited about the NaNoWriMo Challenge, is quite stressful, what with work and holiday stuff. But it is well worth my time and effort, and always exciting when I get to the 50,000th 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

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

What I did on my Pre-NaNo Day

Well, last Wednesday I managed to make my plan of attack for NaNoWriMo. I am steadily working on the steps on this list in order to prepare myself for the November NaNoWriMo challenge. Create and post a mass facebook note letting people know what I am doing, and that I Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo 2012

I have previously took the NaNoWriMo challenge and completed it, and I am planning to take the challenge again this year for a work of fiction. November 2012 is NaNoWriMo! Will you join in? Today is Pre-NanoPrep Day, and I am here at the library finding out what I am Continue Reading

8 Writing Ideas for Thanksgiving

8 Writing Ideas for Thanksgiving You may be wondering what you will write about during the month of November. Ideally, you will have already gotten to this but there is still time if you haven’t. Try planning your November topic articles for September or early October next year so that Continue Reading