The End of a Journey & What Comes Next – NaNoWriMo 2018, Week 4
(image credit) I hit 50,000 words of my manuscript on November 25th, 2018. I finished my novel, with 56,847 words written during NaNoWriMo, and 93,086 words total, on November 29th, 2018. I kept putting off writing the last scene. I would purposefully extend scenes, or conveniently stop writing just before I would need to work…
Pushing Through & Finishing Your Draft – NaNoWriMo 2018, Week 3
(image credit) Time for some honesty. I struggle to finish drafts. It’s not the word count or finding the time that hurts me. I just can never find the right way to end my story and do it justice. I talk a little bit more about how I’ve failed at doing this in my first…
Halfway Through NaNoWriMo 2018 & How to Stay Motivated
(image credit) We are officially half way through NaNoWriMo!!! I honestly can’t believe the month has gone this fast. I still feel like it’s November 4th. Luckily, my word count has gone up with the days. I’m currently at 30,156 words for this month, 66,393 words total! By the way, if you want to see my…
My NaNoWriMo Plotting Process (2018)
(image credit) Having done NaNoWriMo five different times over the course of seven years, I have tried a lot of different ways to reach that 50k and finish my novels. When I first started, back in 2011, I had no idea what I was doing. All I had was a vague idea and theme that…
Published NaNoWriMo Novels – Book Recs!
NaNoWriMo has begun, and while we’re all struggling to reach our daily word goal, I wanted to mention a few of my favorite books that were written during NaNo!