This month is Camp NaNoWriMo, which happens in April and July. It’s a less intense version of NaNoWriMo, where us writers come together to work on any writing project we want. This is my first time participating, and so far so good. My loose goal (I say loose because while it would be great to … Continue reading The End Is In Sight
It's crazy how you could be treading mud trying to make your way through a scene and feel like it isn’t that great. Then, time goes by, and you realize it's surprisingly good when you go back to read it. That's how imposter syndrome works. It's like the waves – a constant ebb and flow. … Continue reading Imposter or Storyteller?
I did it! I ended National Novel Writing Month with 50,005 words! Oftentimes, being a writer comes with no accolades or rewards. That’s not why I do what I do, but I will admit it can get discouraging when everything I’m striving for is in the dark. This entire month, I was able to connect … Continue reading Week Three & Four NanoWriMo Wrap Up
It feels like National Novel Writing Month flew by because it's halfway through. The last time I spoke to you, the manuscript was around 25,000 words. Now, it's at roughly 32,000 words. I started Nano with a 19,000-word manuscript, which means I've added 13,000 words in just two weeks. I'm super proud of myself for … Continue reading Week Two NanoWriMo Wrap Up
At the start of the first week of NanoWriMo, my YA Contemporary novel was sitting at about 19,000 words. Now at the end of the week, my manuscript has 25,000 words. I'm 2,000 words shy of where I wanted to be by now, but I'm happy with the progress I have made. I'm in the … Continue reading Week One NanoWriMo 2021 Wrap Up