NaNoWriMo / Catching Up

NaNoWriMo / Catching Up

It happened. After a week of successfully meeting word count goals, banging out scenes I had planned in advance, and consuming more coffee than I had the previous ten months of the year, I fell behind. On day nine, I wrote a measly 500 words. 500 words that accumulated to utter garbage. Falling behind during [...]

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NaNoWriMo / Week One

NaNoWriMo / Week One

Today, I had the luxury of spending the morning at home, a steaming cup of tea beside my laptop, the rare appearance of sunlight filtering through my bedroom window. I was facing the dreaded blank screen. A fresh day. A fresh page. A fresh chapter. I thought about something Daniel José Older, author of the [...]