I TOLD YOU GUYS I WOULD DO IT THIS TIME. And I did! I am so happy right now; I don’t think I realized how disappointed I was in myself for NaNo in November until I managed to finish Camp. There were a few times where I was fully afraid I was not going to…… Continue reading [WRITING] Camp NaNoWriMo WIN!
We are 12 days into Camp NaNoWriMo, and I have made some pretty great strides in my goal word count and overall novel writing and structure; I can really see this little project setting itself up and taking on a life of its own. Since I have finished the first major portion of the story…… Continue reading [WRITING] Camp NaNoWriMo Update!
Grab a cup of coffee and a blanket everyone, this is about to get a bit snuggly. In chatting with a few Camp NaNo partners this week, a topic was brought up about how certain things we did not anticipate made us anxious about our upcoming projects and how vocal we are being about our…… Continue reading [WRITING] Dealing with Writer Insecurity
Hey! I can see all of you whispering to yourselves, don’t even try to pretend. Didn’t she fail NaNoWriMo back in November? Wasn’t she already working on Trance City? What happened to For Our Tomorrow? …… All of those are wonderful, valid questions. But Camp NaNoWriMo will be different for a few major reasons, all…… Continue reading [WRITING] Camp! NaNoWriMo
So, back in 2013 I started writing a spontaneous little drabble that I so eloquently called “Untitled”. Untitled went on to transform in 2015 into my first rough manuscript, Slumber Creek. I was so proud when I finished it, then I reread and it and realized just how rough the first go through was and…… Continue reading [WRITING] Trance City
Another year has come and gone. I’ve done a lot– from moving states and accepting promotions to taking vacations to new places– and at the same time it feels like I haven’t done enough. Where has all this time gone? And just how much of it has been spent in the realm of fandom? BLOGGING…… Continue reading Nerdy Accomplishments: 2016
So. I failed NaNoWriMo rather spectacularly this year. I’m sitting at 17,969 words right now. There was no coming back from that kind of deficit on the last day. I admit it. I bit off way more than I could chew, I started on a mountain I couldn’t climb, I boarded a ship with a hole…… Continue reading NANOWRIMO = FAILWRIMO