All posts tagged: #nanowrimo

NaNo and Beyond

Hey guys, this is me checking in. For those of you not following my Twitter feed, I’ve been posting there a day-by-day account of how this year’s NaNoWriMo attempt has been going. Since I know not all of you are probably on Twitter (or following me specifically), I am going to try and do these occasional updates to talk about what’s been happening lately. So here we go. For at least three years now, I’ve been sitting on an idea for a historical fiction novel, and for the last seven years, I’ve been struggling to feel the remotest bit inspired. It just hasn’t felt like “the right time”. There’s been a lot of other changes in my life and I wanted to save this project for when I could devote some real time to it, and not add it to my pile of “almost-was” drafts. So, when I knew I was going to be taking off three months from accepting new queries (November-January), I heard that subtle whisper that maybe NOW would be a good …

NaNo19: It’s begun!

Welcome to November. Somewhere across America, fingers are flying with a frenzied energy as a writer is pouring their soul onto the page in a maddeningly exciting, stressful, and crazy experiment called National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo) where writers across the globe attempt to produce a 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days.

NaNoWriMo 2012 – The Finish Line!

For those of you who are new to following me on my blog here, welcome!!  Let me take a moment to briefly describe what Aurorae Rising is about and then I’ll jump into what I’ve accomplished over the past three weeks. Aurorae Rising is an adventure novel about an errand boy charged with the strangest delivery order of his life – escorting a sealed document on a cross-country dirigible race to a neighboring land.” Now to the big news!

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 14-15-16 Overview

For those of you who are new to following me on my blog here, welcome!!  Let me take a moment to briefly describe what Aurorae Rising is about and then I’ll jump into my actual progress so far. Aurorae Rising is an adventure novel about an errand boy who is charged with the strangest delivery of his life – escorting a sealed document on a cross-country dirigible race to a neighboring land.” NaNoWriMo suggests a daily average of 1,667 words towards the goal of 50,000 words during the month of November. I’ve got my own goals this year so keep reading to receive an update on how my work-in-progress this year is going!

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 13 Overview

For those of you who are new to following me on my blog here, welcome!!  Let me take a moment to briefly describe what Aurorae Rising is about and then I’ll jump into my actual progress so far. Aurorae Rising is an adventure novel about an errand boy who is charged with the strangest delivery of his life – escorting a sealed document on a cross-country dirigible race to a neighboring land.” NaNoWriMo suggests a daily average of 1,667 words towards the ultimate goal of 50,000 words during the month of November. I’ve got my own goals this year so keep reading to receive an update on how my work-in-progress this year is going!