nano 2014

The Color Purple

It's over! Well, at least the thirty days part is over. I've still got a good 20,000 words to go before the draft itself is finished, but there didn't seem to be much point in trying to squeeze it all in with less than 48 hours to go, so I hit 50k and then decided… Continue reading The Color Purple

nano 2014

In & Out

November is kicking my butt. I go to work. I come home. I write. And then it's usually time for bed and starting all over again. Last week I managed to do other things, and the end result was that I wound up two days behind in my word count. I'm finally back where I… Continue reading In & Out

nano 2014

Nano Type-In, Part the First

What is one to do when there are no type ins in their area? Host one's own, of course. I've always wanted to use a typewriter for nano, but due to...restraints, I couldn't. I also keep wanting to take one to type ins, now that I have a functionable portable, but I'm always afraid of… Continue reading Nano Type-In, Part the First

nano 2014

My Pants are on Fire.

No, I'm not a liar. I'm just not really used to this whole "pantsing" thing that people talk about for Nanowrimo. I'm a note taker and a list maker. I make lists of things to research. I fill my research materials with little post-its with notes, and flag the interesting bits that i want to… Continue reading My Pants are on Fire.