Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo: I WON!

I won! 50,122 words in Restless Spirit written in November! I have a couple of chapters I wrote before to tack on the beginning, and at least 2-3 more chapters still to write, but I won National Novel Writing Month … Continue reading

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NaNoWrimo: the end is near!

That’s right, kids, only 5 keyboard pounding days left in National Novel Writing Month! A week ago, I’d just about given up on this year. My life, as you may see from a previous post, kind of exploded for awhile, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Playlists for writing *fast*!

Disclaimer: I only know what works for me, so this list may not work for everyone. But it’s fun to talk about! Yeah, I know, this post is counter to NaNoWriMo’s focus on the novel for two reasons… 1) I’m … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo-ing ahead despite “life happening”

It’s been a rough week. My stepdad passed away. Work was extra-specially contentious and difficult. My stepdaughter was t-boned by another car that ran a red light late at night. The driver of that car ran off on foot. We … Continue reading

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More NaNoWriMo bits. Restless Spirit, Chapter 15

In which Minnie sasses a troll. Limestone’s hand gripped my shoulder, stopping me short. He leaned in and murmured in my ear, “Mind yerself, pretty thing. Hate to see you squooshed. Boss needs you, yer fine. After that? Well, better … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Restless Spirit peek #2 – Weirdness

A little bit of Chapter 11, in which “booth babe” Skye figures out Minnie is missing. Frannie helps Skye by sending her “ghost” off to search. Fantasy Free Form employee Phil (on loan from RJ Sullivan’s Virtual Blue)Β  is confused … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo peek – freshly written tiny random excerpt from Restless Spirit

Chapter 10, in which Skye wakes up hung over after a night of overindulgence and mishaps: Still cocooned in blankets, I rolled away from the light and sounds and fell off the other side of the bed with a whump, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Whiteboard Wednesday #1 – Restless Spirit cover

I am writing the first sequel to Blue Spirit this November, called Restless Spirit. In this book, Skye is on a mission to find dark magics and stop them from being used. Only there’s more than one supernatural force at … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo update: already off the rails!

I posted earlier about Pantsing vs Planning and I came out in the middle, doing minimal planning but mostly leaving the story to grow organically. I learned in the wee hours of November 1st, at the Nindy Nanoween party that … Continue reading

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It’s not you, it’s NaNo – a warning to my friends.

Dear friends, I’ve set this to post just before midnight [edit: except it went out at noon instead, oh well…] Most of my friends know this already, but just to be sure… I’m doing National Novel Writing Month for the … Continue reading

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