♪♫♬ TDF: Hana Soundtrack ♪♫♬

I haven’t shared a creative process post in a while and since it’s NaNoWriMo, here’s a simple one! Putting together playlists, mixtapes, etc. (and curating illustration collections) is how I refine concepts I’m in the process of building. This first week of NaNoWriMo, I’m focused on The Descent Files: Hana series. So here is a…

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Autumn Update

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…

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I Lost My First NaNoWriMo After Four Years

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…

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Tips and Tricks to Increasing Word Count – NaNo15

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…

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