NaNoWriMo Diary, 2019: Week 2

I’m continuing to share my November experience writing a full novel in a month, not just the NaNoWriMo 50K. My expectation is Protecting the Pneuma Key will be about 120K.

NaNo Cover: CA Hawthorne

As a reminder: I live alone with Mr. Calvin, a cat, and work part time, Monday through Friday (normally). In the U.S. there are a couple of holidays in November and I traditionally take a few extra days off. Thus far, I took off on the 1st.

The week…

Day 7: This was my reminder that my quest for a full novel in a month is a balancing act. I need to devote as much time to writing as possible, but I also need to take care of myself. I was dragging this day, but still inspired. On this day inspiration came from two lighthearted scenes. Interestingly, in the outline there was little said about either of them. That’s the value of a flexible outline. Too, I’m noticing subtle differences in the characters from what I’d envisioned. That’s what the process is all about…

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About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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