Ray Bradbury once wrote about our hesitation to begin anything because of uncertainty and fear. If we listened to our … More Taking the Chance: Writing Without Planning
For the 16th November in a row, I’m taking on NaNoWriMo*, and for the first time in ages, I’m not sure I can do it.
October wasn’t productive, for good reasons. On top of health and energy issues, two members of my household came down with COVID**, which stressed me out so much that there were days where I didn’t write at all. We’re still under quarantine, and my health is still bad, so it’s possible that I won’t be able to write for NaNoWriMo either.
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We want our creative work to be fast and easy. Inspiration is the word we use for the magical shortcut. But is it worth the wait?
November is almost here, and that means it’s time for National Novel Writing Month. This year will be my 13th … More NaNoWriMo: Impossible Fun
I finished NaNoWriMo in record time this year. I had written 50,000 words by November 23rd and finished my story … More The Unknown Rules to Novel Writing