NaNoWriMo Day 28

The month and the challenge are nearly over and I am 166 words shy of my 50,000 word count.  By Tuesday, I should have a complete first draft of my manuscript.  It’s not publishable and no doubt, many of the words produced this month will find their way on the cutting room floor but the […]

NaNoWriMo Day 21

Thank goodness for good friends who keep you honest and on the straight and narrow! In the future, when KAOS is published and people are going on and on about what a thrill ride it was, you can take it from me that I’ll be thanking my friend P for not allowing this story to […]

NaNoWriMo Day 14

I don’t remember the second week being this hard last year, but this past week to meet my goals was like pulling teeth!  Part of it involved lots of personal and work-related things to distract me.  But a significant factor involved the simple fact that my cast of characters were not talking to me. Usually, […]

NaNoWriMo Day 7

NaNoWriMo Day 7 word count: 1929 which brings my total to 11,644! So we are one week into this process and the manuscript is progressing. The reason I participate in this challenge every year is because it is one of the few times I give myself permission to just write. There’s no editing involved, no […]

Day 1-NaNoWriMo

. . . and we’re off! Boy, how exciting is this to know that across the country, the world even, millions upon millions of little fingers are tip-tapping their way across hundreds of thousands of computers and laptops.  That hundreds of writers and would be authors have dedicated this time to produce a novel? This […]