Usually when I write these check-in posts I start with how much writing has changed my life and how much I enjoyed writing every day this past year, blah blah blah. (All of that is still true). But, this time around I felt something else. I felt…empty. I sent my second of The One-Horned Heretic to beta-readers this week. For context, I have been … Read More I Finished My First Full Length Novel
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I can’t believe I did it; 50k words in 30 days! To say I am ecstatic is even an understatement. This is more than I have ever written for this book series and if you have been following my writing journey, you know that I have been working on this for a very long time. When starting Nation Novel Writing Month, I knew that … Read More I Won NaNoWriMo! Here Are Some Things That Helped Me Succeed.
This week has been a crazy week! I have had so many new readers for The Price, thanks in large part to a free price promotion I am running which ends today. You can still grab The Price, part one of The One-Horned Heretic Series, for FREE until midnight tonight!
National Novel Writing Month is fast approaching and I am determined to finish this year. I have tried in the past but I had a lot of things working against me, all of which aren’t in play this year. I have a good feeling about it. Here are some things I am doing differently! Changed up my outline format. I have struggled over the … Read More NaNoWriMo Prep and Short Story Updates.
The one thing I can 100% say benefited from this lockdown was my ability to speak to people in the writing community online. I never used to comment or engage with people on social media, which is ironic because it is actually my day job to do that. Maybe after doing it all day for one brand, I was just unknowingly too burnt out … Read More Work-In-Progress Questions Answered.
I finished the first draft of my short story! I am extremely excited and I am sending it to my dear friend who is a brilliant editor this week. Since it’s done, and I’m taking a breather before I dive back into it, and working on some things like building out my Patreon! Here are some things I learned during this first draft. Your … Read More 5 Things I Learned Writing a Short Story
NaNoWriMo has officially ended and now I have to answer the question; did I “finish” National Novel Writing Month? If you aren’t competing and are just following the guidelines to work on your own material, then the goal of NaNoWriMo is to come out of it with a 50,000 word manuscript. That means you have to hit at least 1670 words a day if … Read More NaNoWriMo is over! What now?