Getting into a state of creative flow is essential to the writing process. Here are a few factors that help me find my flow.
I’ve participated in Nanowrimo every year since 2006, so I’m no stranger to fast-drafting a novel. One of the great concepts Nanowrimo introduced me to is the idea of word sprints, and I’ve been able to use word sprints outside of Nanowrimo in order to fast draft novels any time of year.
I've been quiet about Nanowrimo this year, not for any reason other than that I've been so busy trying to finish the story!
The struggle is real.
Whoa, I'm halfway there... Whoa-oh, livin' on a prayer!
15K and climbing!
I really like making covers for books I haven't written yet.
I had an idea. And now I'm reading a book with the same idea.
To date I have about 8 different novels that can be classified as historical fiction, in varying states of completion. For Nanowrimo, I am writing a novel that takes place shortly after the Reign of Terror in France. And this isn't the first time that I've had to research historical bathroom habits. The drawback to … Continue reading how the heck did they go to the bathroom??? and other questions asked while writing historical fiction
I achieved the coveted 50K word count on Monday night, with only 48 words to spare... yikes. My novel is not complete but I feel like it needs quite a bit more editing to get it to a coherent enough place to figure out an ending, therefore The Mist that Falls at Night is now … Continue reading 11th consecutive nanowrimo win!