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#NaNoWriMo Ending – Resolve

It’s my sincere hope that everyone met their personal goals during NaNoWriMo. It’s my further hope you continue, that you finish the draft, and one day revise it. NaNo is but the beginning of the beginning. If you didn’t win, … Continue reading

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Worldbuilder

A place she’d seen, at first a pinpoint of light waiting in the darkness. It expanded, land rising as mountains, falling as great seas. Communities awoke, cultures spread, good and evil, the gray between, all finding a place to mix … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Week 4 – Thankful

Sometimes the stars align. That alone is reason for me to be thankful. Two novels. Two months. I’m tired, I’m weary, and still enthused, still grateful for my creativity. Yes, stars will align on November 25th 2021, the day I … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Week 3 – Magnification

It’s true. Experience is invaluable, and never has that been more true for me than right now. I’m currently deep into an adventure that goes far beyond NaNo. Over the last seven years I’ve learned how much I was capable … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Week 2 – Truths

For many, this is the infamous second week during NaNoWriMo when many drop out. Please don’t. This blog, though, is about my thoughts during my second week. I’m far ahead of where I’d hoped to be and don’t have any … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo – A Week 1 Contrast

Well, we’re just a few days into NaNoWriMo 2021. My start, like many, has been strong as I’ve ridden the opening-week adrenaline. Caffeine, too. The beginning of the beginning, for me, always starts with a tradition that also serves as … Continue reading

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What Is And Will Always Be The Goal – A NaNo Pep Talk

This is my last blog post before I enter the wilds of NaNoWriMo and beyond. It’s also always a good time to have a heart-to-heart with myself, to remind this sometimes insecure writer why I write. During NaNo I’ll still … Continue reading

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On the Road to #NaNoWriMo

If any of you are doing NaNo this year I hope you’re checking your calendar because it’s close. Even if you don’t do writing prep, I hope you’re churning ideas in your mind, especially that opening scene. It’s best if … Continue reading

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My Two-Novel Autumn Plan

The time is here, the time is now. That’s where my thinking is these days while I try to not let the moment become too big. I’m about to write two novels back to back, Riparia’s Bk4 (Aramon Daughters) and … Continue reading

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Personal NaNo Prep

If you want to finish NaNo, if you really want those 50K words (or more), and if you want to truly learn what it takes to complete a novel, this post is a good start. It also has nothing to … Continue reading

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