NaNoWriMo has wrapped up and I feel it's now a perfect time to crawl out from underneath my rock and give a long awaited update. Early on in the month a very significant shift in my career become far more imminent than I had anticipated (in sum, I'm being medically retired from the Navy) and … Continue reading A Long Overdue Update…
I apologize for being incommunicado the last few days. Life, as it so often does, got in the way a bit. I'm looking at a major career change must sooner than I anticipated and have had to reshuffle some priorities. Now don't despair, I'm still in NaNo. My goal is spend a good chunk of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update
Day two is in the bag. Managed to write 1,734 words. Not sure if they're good words, but at least they're words on the page. How's everyone else doing?
All my prep work is feeling like it paid off! Currently 2,204 words in the bag and I'm leaving off at a point where I can pick right up tomorrow. How's everyone else doing?
The wait is almost over, just a few short hours until NaNoWriMo officially kicks off. Now I'm not so dedicated that I'll be getting up at midnight to start writing, but hats off to all those who will. For my last post before NaNo I found a great article by Kerri Jarema over at Bustle … Continue reading The Perks of Tackling NaNoWriMo
Ok, first things first, as promised here is my seventh post in as may days. Not the biggest accomplishment, I know, but nevertheless it was a goal I set for myself and I achieved it. Don't worry, there's more to this post than me gloating. It's the last few days before NaNoWriMo kicks off. I'm … Continue reading Seven Days, Seven Posts
Love him or hate him, there's no denying that Ernest Hemingway left a lasting mark on literature and has been incredibly influential on generations of writers. I think that one of the reasons why is the advice he gave to other young writers and being candid about his own writing process. Tanya Hall over at … Continue reading Writing Advice from Papa