Category Archives: Writing

NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 4 Progress + Wrap Up

The end of November is always hard to get through. There’s Thanksgiving, and some time off work, and all I really want to do is curl up on the couch with my cats and my husband, and not have to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 3 Progress

This week was a little crazy, and I missed my Wednesday update. So I’m catching up now, and let’s just pretend I adjusted it on purpose because the last week of November is always slightly too long for an update … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 2 Progress

This whole year has flown by, so it’s not exactly surprising that November is doing the same thing. At the same time, I find myself looking around and wondering where the time is going. How can we be halfway through … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 1 Progress

Well, here we are, a whole week into NaNoWriMo. And here’s how my week went. I started out strong. I set a personal goal of 2,000 words per day, with a 1,700 minimum, so I would always be over the … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: NaNoWriMo ’17.

It’s that time again. (Or, almost that time again?) It’s that time of year when thousands of writers all around the globe start thinking about putting as many words down as they can during the month of November as part … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: NaNoWriMo (again).

Well, it’s about to be November again, which means it’s about to be National Novel Writing Month again as well. As always, I’ll be joining in the fun. I have two projects that I’m excited about, and I’ll work on … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2016: Week 3 Progress

Well, I missed my Week 2 check in. Work was busy, a few things happened in my personal life that required my attention, and then there were new books that I needed to read right this very minute. (Reviews of … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2016: Week 1 Progress

Ok. So. As it turns out? I’m not good at planning my stories. Obviously this is something I need to work on. My word count for Week 1 might seem dishearteningly low, but a major part of that is a … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: Camp NaNoWriMo

So, the first of this year’s two Camp NaNoWriMo months is April, and I’m determined—somewhat determined? a little determined?—to do some writing in the next calendar month. This means I’ll need to finish my planning in the next few days. … Continue reading

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Romantic subplots and why they’re starting to bother me.

It’s been a little while since I’ve had much to write about here. I’ve be caught up reading Pierce Brown’s Golden Son and Morning Star—which are really great, but I don’t seem to read them as quickly as I do … Continue reading

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