Monthly Archives: October, 2008
Participating in NaNoWriMo this year? Use these few tips to help you reach 50,000 words.
Like a slasher in a horror flick, they’ll rip your story to shreds. Deep down you know forward is the only direction, but like the token blond in the three inch heels you trip.
I wish I could say this past month had been really productive but to be honest I can’t. I still have a huge desire to write but am finding it difficult to go forward. I hate to say it but I think I am dealing with the nasty B word and I don’t mean B**ch, I [...]
During a writer’s group I attended recently we went around the room sharing ways we organize as we write. There were many good ideas shared but what I noticed from most of the ideas was how much we rely on technology. Word processing programs to writer’s software. What happened to a college ruled spiral notebook [...]
Does your writerly brain stay ‘on’ when you travel? Last month I was lucky enough to spend 5 days in San Francisco. Being a “native” Californian, of course I’d been to SF before, but it has been a while, so I took everything in with new eyes… and I noticed my writer’s brain was engaged. [...]
I’m finally getting it together – my book, that is. I’ve learned how to use clues and how to have several suspects. I’m almost ready to send the first 50 pages in for a real writer to evaluate them and offer good suggestions. I like my book and characters. I hope that person does. I [...]