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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 #7!

Treasure your most valuable tools! Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend!  Today’s tip to help you on your path to NaNoWriMo success is one that people unfortunately don’t think of until it’s too late…taking care of the precious tools you’ll be using! The tools I’m talking about today are the ones…

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 2017 – Tip of the Day

It’s October 1st, which means it’s really REALLY countdown time for NaNoWriMo.  Chances are if you’re reading this post, you know what NaNoWriMo is, but if you’d like more details, be sure to check out their website. I’ve never successfully completed NNWM myself; I’ve done my own personal variations here and there, but I genuinely…

How to Outline Your Novel

Gah, I am beyond excited because my first Strikes and Charms review will be up this week!  As with any new venture there are a lot of moving parts and I want to make sure they’re all in tip-top shape before I hit Publish, so I’m doing a lot of polishing and deep breathing. In…