It’s Time to Prep for NaNoWriMo…

… but I wont be joining in this year. I didn’t last year, either. Why? Last year I was busy prepping a series of short stories for publication. These stories, part of the Tales from the Mountain book of short stories, were written way back in 2008 as part of Continue Reading

No NaNoWriMo for Me this Year

Why? I want to finish up some things. I have a nonfiction book (for this blog) I want to publish in the next couple of months, plus 4 short stories. That is a lot of work, without adding the pressure of needing to write 50,000 words in 30 days. First Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo: Keepin’ it Real, Keepin’ it Healthy

Embed from Getty Images With NaNoWriMo starting November 1st, it is a good idea to start thinking about how to get through that month as smoothly as possible. We want to come through the other end in relatively good health, physically and mentally. November, after all, is a darn stressful, 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

My NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

I am currently putting together my NaNoWriMo survival kit, to be ready for November 1st. It will include:     My laptop, with ,y folder and document already begun for writing my book. My NaNoWriMo Notebook, with character sketches, outlines, etc. (Minimal information only for ultimate creativity.) This also holds 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