Writing

NaNoWeeMo

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So National Novel Writing Month starts TODAY.  Hundreds of thousands of aspirants are setting out to join the frenzy and write 50,000 words in a month.  Or some other goal because there are an increasing number of NaNo Rebels who are using it as National Novel Finishing Month or something else (one year, I wrote […]

Writing

Noodling NaNoWriMo

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I’ve been thinking about NaNo since yesterday.  Back in…I don’t know, maybe February or March this year, I did some prowling around on the regional boards looking to connect with some other writers.  Sent some messages.  Never heard anything.  Well apparently I didn’t have it set to notify me when someone responded because a few […]

Writers

Why NaNoWriMo Is Like A Crash Diet

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I have seen a LOT of NaNo excitement and a lot of NaNo invective being tossed around on Twitter the last week or so.  I think a lot of anti-NaNo folks feel about NaNo the way I feel about election years–SHADDUP ABOUT IT ALREADY.  Because, yes, for the month of November social channels are COVERED […]

Work In Progress

Ready, Set, NaNo!

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It’s Monday and I totally need a weekend to recover from my weekend.  The good news, the cabinets look quite nice and my kitchen is put back together.  The bad news, I didn’t have time or brain power to even THINK about my WIP prior to this morning.  Because, not only is it Monday, but […]