Tag Archives: National Novel Writing Month

How a Figment of My Own Imagination Killed the Crankies

I recently went back to work on my NaNo novel.  I decided that, before I edited (and rewrote) too much, I should gather all the background information that I didn’t do the first time.  So, I am redoing my outline, … Continue reading

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The Amazing Power of Timeout

I never thought I would say this, but here goes: Monday again? Yay! No, I haven’t gone crazy. It was just one of those weekends. I have written before about taking the weekend off from writing, something I planned to … Continue reading

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Ooh, look at the pretty pictures!

Good Morning and Happy Opening Day! (Really, I am not doing another post about baseball—I just needed to get that out. Besides, the Phillies’ first game isn’t until tomorrow.) 🙂 About a year and a half ago, I had a … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung…or not

Spring is my favorite time of year. The flowers are blooming, the birds singing, everything is coming back to life. Add in the warmer temperatures and the stronger, brighter sun, and I want to spend as much time as possible … Continue reading

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Why My First Novel Needed To Be Put In Timeout

I wrote my first novel during the sometimes loved, sometimes hated, much discussed NaNoWriMo. Since I decided to participate only days before the start, I had very little planned out in advance. I simply knew the program had been recommended … Continue reading

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