NaNo Prep 2018 – The Snowflake Method

Heard of this one? I’ve been wandering around the internet procrastinating a bit, and I’ve seen a few folks who seem a little lost on how to get started. Ideas are easy. Fleshing them out into something that is the length of a novel is hard. The first time I did it (I am not […]

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Word Count Progress and NaNo Prep

45,000 words. That’s an impressive number. I keep looking at it in disbelief. For a story started just six months ago, I am impressed with myself. I am still struggling with ‘writing everyday’, but I am beginning to think that outside of NaNo season, that might not be a thing that I do. This year […]

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Halfway There

Just a little update for those following along, I have just hit the halfway point on my WIP. 40,000 words! It always feels awesome to hit a milestone on the journey. Helps me to see the progress. If I can keep up this pace, I should be finished the first draft by October 1st. School […]

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Word Salad – Deeper Greens

Guess who is writing outside today! At 9:30 this morning, it was already 16° (for those who don’t speak Celsius, that’s 60°F), and beautifully sunny. So, I decided to dust off the old flip-flops and set up the patio table. Not too shabby. Nice and compact, more battery life than I will inevitably have time […]

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How to Write a Murder Mystery For Lazy Writers

That would be me (hi!). When I finished writing my fantasy story, I had a conundrum. What to write next? The truth is that I don’t really read fantasy. I have an appreciation for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Movies (the dragon is my favourite character). I’m a sucker for a visually stunning […]

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