Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

Thursday Thoughts: Universal Permission

It’s November. For many writers, that means NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). The goal is to write of novel of at least 50K words beginning at the midnight between October 31 and November 1 and ending at midnight on November … Continue reading

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Falling for Monday

How can we already be over halfway through November?!?! *flail* I started this last night but then things sort went hectic on the author’s loop for the anthology series that releases in February 2020, of which FIGHTING FOR ELENA is … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Words

One of the strategems that romance writers often use to create drama and tension is the “Great Misunderstanding”–words or actions tossed out that create hurt feelings. In romance, this has become if not a trope, a cliché. This in and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Write It Up

It’s November. For writers, that means National Novel Writing Month. This is my 14th year. I’ve finished my 50k words 13 times, and all but a couple of those books have been published. And considering the pit of writer’s lethargy … Continue reading

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Monday of the Week of Mondays

What a crazy week. That’s all I’m going to say about it. I really want to say a lot but this is one of those times when discretion is the better part of ranting. And my week is stacking up … Continue reading

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Monday Equals NaNo Brain

Shush! NaNo Brain is too a thing! Just ask anyone who’s taken part. I was ahead on my word count over the weekend. MOON SHOT is basically written. It needs a lot of hard editing and probably some chapter rearranging. … Continue reading

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Every Monday Should be a Snow Day

Right? I mean how cool would that be? We’d have the whole day off to drink hot coco or bundle up and go build snowmen. Or…something. Yes, we had our first snow of the year yesterday. It was pretty, as … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats – Slow Cook Mexican Lasagna

This is really healthy. No. Really. It’s a bit of a pain to set up but then you forget about it until dinner time–which means most of the day to get your NaNoWriMo word count done. 😉 Slow Cook Mexican … Continue reading

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First Monday of NaNo

Yes. It is that crazy time of year when writers and would-be novelists all go a little bit crazy. I’m behind. For the first time ever. But that’s okay. I fully intend to catch up but expanding my daily word … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thoughts – Imagining the Muse

Today’s post is all about the Muse. And what s/he represents. Imagination. As you all know, my Muse is named Iffy. I picture her as a pouty child with very large scissors. Why is she a child? Because children’s imaginations … Continue reading

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