|| And BAM!, just like that it’s NaNoWriMo time. I’m opting for something a little different this time around though and shan’t be doing a traditional project. Not even a little bit. Instead I’m going to focus on finishing the various short stories that I have languishing around in 70-90%. My ultimate goal will at … Continue reading 2018 NaNoWriMo Start
|| I wrote about my approach to this year's NaNoWriMo but not in terms of my actual workflow. I have been writing via a combination of Google Docs and Libre Office, and creating a new document for each chapter and or day that I write. At the end of each day I have been entering … Continue reading Crises Averted!
aka Embracing the Suck || I am once again actively doing NaNoWriMo, and having more fun with it than I have ever had before. I always seem to have more story than words, and between my work, life, and other creative interests getting ever more words to page has often been a struggle, so in … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Growth and Goals
|| Another November has come and gone, taking with it this year's NaNoWriMo challenge. I have won it twice in the past, amassing just over 50k words in Novembers past, so I have certainly proved that I can put my butt in the chair and bang away on the laptop. What I have not done … Continue reading Na NO WriMo
|| NaNoWriMo is once again almost upon us, and I will once again be diving in. In my imagination I'll be able to write a couple times a day, midmorning and early evening, perhaps. Writing with the ease and wit of a seasoned author, I'll smile as I type. Similes will radiate like a warm, … Continue reading A Trifecta of #NaNoWriMo Inspiration
The Twist of Mind The Brass Automaton Saga Part VII This saga was started by Mark Gardner over at Article 94. He explains the origins of this Snow White / Terminator mashup as a preface to Part I, “The Brass Automaton.” I would recommend starting there. I contributed Parts III and IV before Mark took … Continue reading The Twist of Mind
The Writer's Conversation A few years back I had the pleasure of meeting the ridiculously talented Tony Noland, when his work brought him Portland ways. I offered to show him around the city a bit, but we didn't make much past Powell's coffee shop, where we talked for quite awhile about writing. This was, perhaps, … Continue reading The Writer’s Conversation