#WeNeedDIverseBooks, Writing

NaNoWriMo Madness or The Only Way to Write A First Draft

Yes, I'm slogging through the madness of NaNoWriMo. The video above is a good indication of how we NaNo-ites or NaNo-etta's feel about now. I could only take three minutes of the video. She's a good singer--sorta. I've been typing words upon words, compiling hundreds, then thousands. Fifty thousand words is the goal; 1,667 words… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Madness or The Only Way to Write A First Draft

Encouragement, NaNoWriMo, Nathan Bransford, Writing

How About that NaNoWriMo?

So, who's taking up the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November? Me, me, me---I have my hand up---I'm working on a novel about three generations of women, three broken hearts and one love potion that goes awry. Yes, I know, it's going to be a busy month, with Thanksgiving… Continue reading How About that NaNoWriMo?