This morning, I broke 60K words on my novel! I was really hoping to have written 65K over the month of September, but let’s stop and be real for a second… I have 60,000 words written towards my novel, all accomplished in the span of one month! I should really break out the champagne Irish… Continue reading 5 Things SeptNoWriMo Taught Me about NaNoWriMo
This has been a very productive week in the noveling area, but that’s about it. Nonetheless, I am thrilled with my progress. Here’s my roundup so far: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. Nailed this: I shared some quotes on Marriage and Family, then wrote about my writing habit and my elevator pitch. Drawing. One to three posted, per… Continue reading ROW80: tossing my other goals to the winds
Today was supposed to be super busy: I was supposed to be knee-deep in leading a high school peer ministry retreat for the weekend, and arrive home tomorrow evening, brain-dead, exhausted, and very far behind on my word count goals. But because of a few things beyond my control, the retreat was canceled, and so… Continue reading My first novel’s description, elevator pitch style
Are any of you fellow readers/writers/bloggers on Scribophile? I just stumbled across it and I must admit, I’m smitten already. I think the concept is awesome, first of all: it’s a serious writing critique group with a “karma system:” you have to give long critiques before you can even post your work. Very clever, though… Continue reading Dipping my toes into Scribophile…
day, I began writing my first novel that I intend to publish! I logged 1700 words or so and completed a prologue in an hour and a half or so… at 7am, no less! I was so proud and excited!… and then I let my husband read it. Now, don’t get me wrong: my husband… Continue reading SeptNoWriMo: A Case for Self-Confidence
Another drawing I did this week. This is an approximation of the main character of my novel I’m outlining. Her name is Nikita I’m pretty sure she’s the first person I’ve drawn who has freckles!