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
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
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=XRDyhzpCd2o … Continue reading Today’s NaNoWriMo Writing Jam
Good evening my good readers and bloggers! I'd like to give a special shoutout to all the writers participating in NaNoWriMo who have made it through week two and continue to write full steam ahead. I know this past week was extra challenging for me, particularly because many of my fellow counselors and interns are … Continue reading Sample Chapter: Stalder Press to Handstand
Greetings again! Day three of NaNoWriMo went well. I was worried that today would be my most challenging day to write thus far, since I work at my internship site from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM, then get off and head straight to class, which is from 5:30 until 8:20. So what did I do in … Continue reading Synopsis: Stalder Press to Handstand
I'll start off by saying: Happy National Novel Writing Month 2016! I'm riding the waves of excitement that numerous writers and authors share, and this year I'm elated to say that I'm partaking in NaNoWriMo for the very first time! I toyed with the idea all last week, and with my planning came a new … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Kick Off!