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Camp NaNoWriMo! April 2018

All right friends, I’m feeling a bit more lucky this time around!  I was derailed off the regular NaNoWriMo last November by ill health, but Camp NaNo is a bit less intense.  And to say I’m excited about my planned project is an understatement. Working title is Snapdragons, and in the series chronology, it’s a novella that…

NaNoWriMo Tip #6!

Give yourself permission to break the rules! …especially when those rules aren’t working for you! I know that the people who come out with THE RULES are coming from a good place, they want to help you be the best, most succesful author you can be.  I do sincerely wish, though, that they’d frame it…

NaNoWriMo Tip #5!

Indulge yourself in ONE motivational tool or item! Motivation is one of the biggest parts of NaNoWriMo…writing a novel in a month is HARD!  For that reason, I’m a big advocate of finding new creative ways to motivate yourself.  That’s also a reason why I’ve never tried a boot-camp style of working out…I prefer to…

NaNoWriMo Tip #3!

Buddy up! Fitness magazines have advocated having a partner (or partners!) in crime since the invention of the printing press.  The first reason is the most obvious: accountability!  It’s much harder to palm off an excuse about why you can’t work out (or, in our case, write) to a buddy.  If you’re good at coming…