Reaching the Finish Line for NaNoWriMo 2016

50,040 words. I reached 50,040 words! Success, amazement, excitement, wonderment. The list could go on. But I'm here at this new mile marker, having succeeded in completing National Novel Writing Month for the first time ever on this day. In some ways, this is as powerful of an achievement as I imagine graduating with my … Continue reading Reaching the Finish Line for NaNoWriMo 2016

NaNoWriMo: The Final Push

It's the second to last day of NaNoWriMo, and I'm thankful to Novlr for helping me keep track of all my writing stats! This has been an amazing and uplifting journey. Writing to heal and to breathe life into dark places is exactly how I wanted my newest book to come to form. Only 1,452 … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: The Final Push

Today’s NaNoWriMo Writing Jam

Hello and good evening! As I work on my daily 1,600 words tonight, I thought I'd share the song that I currently have on repeat. This one comes from the great horror composer Akira Yamaoka, who infused the Silent Hill series with so much melancholy, terror, and tranquility, often within the same song. I hope you all enjoy Witchcraft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRDyhzpCd2oContinue reading Today’s NaNoWriMo Writing Jam