writing

NaNo Prep 2021

It’s that time of year again! No, I don’t mean the time of year where it’s a chill out and there’s all sorts of goblins and ghosts cackling from the doorways. I do however mean that it’s NaNoPrep time again. For those of you who may not know what NaNo is, it’s a shorthand form… Continue reading NaNo Prep 2021

General

On NaNo Prep

If you’re feeling like November is breathing down your neck already, you’re not alone. There’s two weeks left before November first arrives, and with it, NaNoWriMo. That’s something I didn’t realize until sitting down to write this post. Time to complete any necessary NaNo Prep is running out. Much as I like to write without… Continue reading On NaNo Prep

Exercises, Stories

Setting Up a Challenge

With the last few days of March approaching, I've been looking towards things I want to do for April. Because I have a tendency to get distracted by new ideas, I'm trying to limit myself to three new project months a year. That should be April, July and November. These nicely sync up with the… Continue reading Setting Up a Challenge

writing

Final Stages of NaNoPrep

Next Friday is the official start of NaNoWriMo. That leaves just under a week for the last bits of NaNoPrep. For me, now that I have my notes and ideas organized and laid out in one convenient place, that means spending a lot of time doing exploratory exercises. Most of these are aimed at working… Continue reading Final Stages of NaNoPrep

blogging, Exercises, writing

Beginning NaNoPrep 2019

I am absolutely and somewhat ridiculously excited for NaNoWriMo this year. There's still about two weeks left before NaNo arrives, which makes it the perfect time to start getting ready. Because I have a bad habit of getting sidetracked with Shiny New Project Syndrome I promised myself I wouldn't start anything new until November. The… Continue reading Beginning NaNoPrep 2019