Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo… in July?

I’m writing this declaration of intent to help hold me to a goal: I intend to write half a novel in July. Why half? Why July? Well, November is the usual month for National Novel Writing Month, but I have … Continue reading

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When Dares Become Stories

Join me on the last stop of the Sinking Down blog tour: Come Selahway With Me. I’ve written a blog about how stories can grow organically around the simplest of writing prompts, the dare! http://selahjanel.wordpress.com/2014/03/02/tcm-presents-sinking-down-by-eric-garrison/

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My 2013 – Outside My Comfort Zone

It’s been a huge year for me. They say that we grow the most when we’re outside our comfort zone. I think I’ve grown a lot this year. 2013 was my biggest year ever as a published author, with Reality … Continue reading

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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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