Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

World of Ontyre: Special NaNoEdition 2

It’s NaNoWriMo prep season and I’m revisiting select World of Ontyre location posts to provide a different perspective. In those posts I gave basic information about certain locations or regions, but this month I’m examining how my work before and … Continue reading

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Here We Go: Planning NaNoWriMo

I used to seek that perfect system to plan a novel, that one method where I could simply input my data and out would pop my outline. It’d be like taking a test and discovering I was an INFJ. I … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 1

Given that it’s NaNoWriMo prep season I’m going to revisit some of my World of Ontyre posts from a different perspective so you can see how fantasy location prep aided drafting. I’ve already shared basic facts about Transgamete, the Carrdia … Continue reading

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What Do You Know, It’s NaNoWriMo

It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo. This will be my fifth, the first four successful. While not everyone plots, NaNo is a different beast. NaNo is sprint, and that’s assuming you can write everyday. If you’re in the US there’s Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Essence Stone Rewrite Update

Time is running out. What time? The time I don’t have, but will somehow stretch. It’s the power of a self-imposed deadline. When I launched into Essence Stone I was rather casual about finishing, believing it’d go quickly, but then … Continue reading

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The Plan for Autumn 2018

Oh yes, autumn. Cooler air invades, the leaves turn, drizzle glistens on the pavement, and I burn with inspiration. No wonder I’m not a summer drafter. You want to talk about plans? I have plans for this autumn that are … Continue reading

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Writing Backstory as Story

Backstory. In the past I’ve tried all manner of approaches, from making a list of points to creating a more formal outline to writing a narrative outline, which I still do for plotting. My method has now evolved again and … Continue reading

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How Writing Exposed My Oxygen Deprivation

Please bear with me because this sounds like it’s going to be an odd post (and it’s a bit long), but it’ll make sense in the end. This is a cautionary tale about compromised judgement and oxygen deprivation and how … Continue reading

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The Year of Getting Organized

Perhaps others wait until the new year to talk about the upcoming year, but I’m going to talk it now so I pass the starting line at a run come January. Not that I’m exactly standing still right now. 2018: … Continue reading

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Other Worlds

Other worlds, other places… To read the new poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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