The Author and this Year’s NaNoWriMo

Fantasy Balloons

This year, I approach National Novel Writing Month as a published author. My previous NaNo years I was a writer trying to get novels written and learning how to do them well. Last week saw the publication of my novel At the End of the World which started life as a NaNo project. This year… Continue reading The Author and this Year’s NaNoWriMo

Work in Progress: Feb 7, 2020

The last couple of weeks have been intense. I've been writing short stories, novels (yes plural) and poems. I stopped chasing side hustles that took me away from writing to focus on a side hustle that is writing. I looked into website content writing, copywriting and things related to those. But it would take me… Continue reading Work in Progress: Feb 7, 2020

Work in Progress: January 17, 2020

I hesitate to write this update as it may seem too self-absorbed, but if nothing else, this blog is a place for such. Even with productive gains, a week can be more than challenging. This week I found a few workable short story ideas, made good progress on the plot summary of the next novel,… Continue reading Work in Progress: January 17, 2020

Work in Progress: December 31, 2019

Trends I recently looked at my list of short stories in progress and found a trend. It’s not a great discovery, nor is it a helpful trend. I’ve been writing the same story just in various guises. When I looked at the ones with the best feedback and the ones I liked the best, they… Continue reading Work in Progress: December 31, 2019