Tag Archives: Camp NaNoWriMo

Writing Beyond My Headlights

The NaNo aftermath. I’m toasted more than usual. Burned. Well, maybe not that bad, but that’s me talking today and not yesterday. First off, I’m not going to talk about words written, because they were irrelevant long before the month … Continue reading

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Camp NaNo Excerpt: Fall of Baris

Chaos. That’s my life until the first of August. I’ve a mountain of work needing done and so when I committed to drafting yet another novel this month I vowed I’d finish it by the 31st. Silly me. It’s running … Continue reading

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Camp NaNo Excerpt: The Aperture

So, in keeping with taking a vacation of sorts from the blog, I’m leaning heavily on a first draft excerpt again this week. Well, it’s a vacation if you don’t count the almost 81K words I’ve written since the first … Continue reading

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Another Camp NaNoWriMo Excerpt

I’m a poor (at best) swimmer and this month I’m swimming upstream during Camp NaNoWriMo trying to complete an entire draft in thirty-one days. That’s right, I’m not talking about the November NaNo goal of 50k (passed that yesterday), but … Continue reading

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Three Eagles

Skim the currents and reach for more. To read the new poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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A Camp NaNoWriMo Excerpt

I’m taking a bit of a break this month while the world cooks outside in the heat and Camp NaNoWriMo is in full swing. Last night we had a 5.8 earthquake, which is a big deal in a region that … Continue reading

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World Building Chat

And now for something completely different… Okay, not completely, but different. Leading up to Camp NaNoWriMo I recently led a chat on Twitter concerning world building and made slides for the talk so I thought I’d share them here with all … Continue reading

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Typing Insanity

It’s a labor of love where I love the insanity… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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Drafting Madness, Oh How I Love to Catch It

Oh no. Yikes. I’m doomed. July Camp NaNo approaches and I’m going to draft another novel. Stop me before I draft again! Too late. As if I need more editing to do. Then again, there’ll be the rest of the … Continue reading

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Drafting Disaster! Yet I’m Smiling.

Failures, big and small, teach and yield inspiration. The last two weeks (HERE and HERE) I’ve talked about the process I’ve settled on (for now) to even out my initial draft before setting it aside. Well, lucky you, this week … Continue reading

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