NaNoWriMo–The Finish Line

Today is November 30th and NaNoWriMo ends at 11:59 p.m. Congratulations to everyone who finished. Crazy-loud cheers to everyone who is still writing. Wherever you may be with your word count, the most important point to take away from this challenge was that you gave it your best shot. No … READ MORE

NaNoWriMo–When Life Interrupts

Last week writers in the US hit a major bump in the NaNoWriMo road: Thanksgiving holiday. This is an extra-long weekend. Kids typically are out of school from Wednesday until Monday. Spouses might have this time off, too. Family is coming to visit, or you’re going to see family. All … READ MORE

NaNoWriMo – Halfway Point

Halfway to the finish line of NaNoWriMo. To date, I have written over 35,000 words. I’ve been pretty good at keeping up with my 2,000-word/hour pace. I needed to get down that many words per writing session because my weekends are unpredictable. I never really know if I’ll have uninterrupted … READ MORE

NaNoWriMo – Week 1

How’s everyone doing so far? Week one is usually the most energetic week of NaNoWriMo. Writers are still riding high on the idea of pummeling their notebooks or computer screens with word after word. We’re not really tired yet, and we probably haven’t yet reached a point where we’ve gotten … READ MORE

NaNoWriMo Begins

Today is lift-off for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). If you don’t know what the heck I’m talking about, and you are a writer, check out the info here. The idea of writing 50,000 words in 30 days can be a bit harrowing. Many writers won’t attempt the feat, while … READ MORE