Day 7 NaNo – Achieve Your Goals

Today is day seven of NaNoWriMo and I’m still in Migraine hell. Well, it comes and goes… mostly come. But I did manage to write 563 words of dialogue for my story. (hooray!) So my total word count is up to 13,757 and I’ll take it. If you’ve  been on pace with your word count, […]

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Day 6 NaNo – Roadblock

Day six of NaNoWriMo has arrived and as the suggested title of this particular blog suggests, I hit a roadblock today. Not in the traditional sense of writer’s block roadblock, but in health wise roadblock. I’m sure there are several of us who suffer from different ailments out there. And those ailments can hinder our […]

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Day 5 – NaNo – Leave Time for You

Hello everyone and welcome to day 5 of NaNoWriMo. It’s the first official week and there are a lot of things happening in the NaNo world. A lot of Virtual Write-Ins today. I’ve gotten off 1,518 words done today, bringing my word total to 12,138 words. Hopefully you’ll be around 8,500 words or more by […]

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Day 4 – NaNo – Into the Dialogue

Ok folks, we are movin’ and groovin’ into day four of NaNoWriMo. I have worked my way into chapter five of my novel (hooray) and did 1,942 words. It brings my total words written up-to-date at 10,593! By a word counter, I’m 21% of  the way to completion. I hope that everyone else is on […]

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Day 3 – NaNo – Planning & Plotting

I’ve made it to day three of NaNoWriMo. And I’ve managed to complete Chapter four with a word count of 1,942 words today. Bringing my total count to 7,660 words. If you’ve stayed on track for approx. 1,700 words per day, you should be around 5,100 words or more at the moment. Today was a […]

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Day 2 – NaNo: Are Your Scenes Together?

HA! Day two of NaNoWriMo and hopefully you’re accomplishing the goal of up to 2,800 words or more now. I started very early this morning and accomplished chapter three, setting my word count at 5,690. As I was writing this morning it occurred to me how important particular scenes to our characters are in our novels […]

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Day 1 – NaNo & Write-In

What do you know! It’s Day one of NaNoWriMo and if you’re not writing your first 1,700 or so words, you should be well on your way. For me, since it’s the first of the month, I had to start out the day with balancing my checkbook and writing that rent check. I had to […]

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Nanowrimo: Planning vs Pantsing

Originally posted on Pretty in Print:
Happy Halloween! Tomorrow is the first day of Nanowrimo, and I’m already questioning my decision to participate. It’s going to be a lot of work, but hopefully I can push myself through it until the end! With less than 24 hours until the challenge begins, I want to address…

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2 Days ‘Til NaNo – RU Ready?

As the title says, it’s two days until NaNo. Are you ready to start writing your 50,000 word novel? I mentioned, briefly, what you would want to set up in my previous article for a successful, peaceful, place for writing. We all want a place free of distractions No one coming in or out of […]

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5 Days ‘Til NaNo – My Story

Ok, all you NaNoites…it’s now five days until NaNoWriMo. Have you been doing OctPreP? Or have you just be preparing on your own? Do you have the story you want to start writing on? Or are you still scrambling to figure out what you want to start writing? I must admit this year I’m a […]

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