It's that time! November, already. I was traveling for the past week, so am playing NaNoWriMo catch-up. NaNoWriMo's new site is interesting, looks like it's been redesigned for longer term, out-of-season writing progress. Though I seem to have lost all my buddies/contacts on it, so toss me a friend request if you're participating in NaNoWriMo … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: One More Time For All the Glory!
Quick update time: last few months have been time-consuming with lots of demanding life things that don't have to do with writing (family, job, etc.). This coming week, I'll be having minor surgery that'll keep me on bed-rest for about 3 weeks depending on healing. Luckily, it's NaNoWriMo so that works out! I'm spending time … Continue reading Autumn Update
Where did I go wrong? Did I set my goal too high? Was 175,000 words in 30 days too much? No. I lost for multiple reasons, but the goal word count was not the reason why. My final word count was around 69,000 words for the month, the majority of which completed in the first … Continue reading I Lost My First NaNoWriMo After Four Years
Inspired by NaNoWriMo. I didn't reference anything for this, just wrote my own experience, so I'm sure there is overlap with other lists out there. Anyways, here are my most used Tips and Tricks to Increasing Word Count on my NaNo Manuscript. Write Dialogue between 2-3 characters. Whenever I start writing dialogue, the characters often … Continue reading Tips and Tricks to Increasing Word Count – NaNo15