Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 – Bowing Out

If there is anything I learned from Camp NaNoWriMo this summer, it is that the NaNoWriMo methodology of writing a novel is not for me. Not anymore, anyway. Back in November 2014, I was broke and without work, I was … Continue reading

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This Just In…

This just in…I am over 3K words behind my projected pace for Camp NaNoWriMo. This also just in…I’m perfectly OK with that stat. I knew before Camp started this particular story would require heavy research and world building efforts. What … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 – It’s World Building’s Fault

6,587 words as of this morning. That’s all so far. Not my worst start ever, but not nearly where I thought I should be. And it’s all World Building’s fault. Actually, it’s mine. But, let’s say it’s on World Building, … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 – I’m In!

I hinted in my most recent post that I want to participate in this summer’s Camp NaNoWriMo. So, allow me to make it official: I’m in! Last July, I used the Camp to write new passages on two novel works … Continue reading

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Too Many Good Ideas

Leafing through critique notes from one of my stories written a few years ago, I found a curious comment from a fellow aspiring writer: “Your curse is that you have too many good ideas.” Suffice it to say, I disagreed … Continue reading

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Instead of NaNoWriMo…

I wish success for all those who are participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. More importantly, I’m cheering for all of you to learn something new about the craft of storytelling, and to have a lot of fun in the process. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – The Flip-Flop Pre-Game Show

With only a few days to go before the start of NaNoWriMo 2018, my participation debate with myself is based on what kind of story I want to write. That’s heavily insinuating I’m actually going to participate. And that’s because … Continue reading

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