So…I didn’t finish 50,000 words in 30 days. I knew before I started that I wouldn’t finish. I knew from the beginning that because my novel was outlined at 30 chapters and on average 3,000-4,000+ words per chapter so far I would not finish the project itself in a month. Somewhere between the election and … More Afterthoughts: NaNoWriMo Finale
Hello there, It’s the 2nd week of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and I am super pumped and motivated to complete the challenge. For those of you who are wondering what it is here’s the brief. The month of November is dedicated in the writing community as THE month to tackle writing a 50,000 word … More NaNoWriMo 2016
Chapter one is both the hardest and the easiest to write thus far. In the past several months I have written my ideas on this particular story using different approaches and techniques. I tried writing as inspiration sparked in the middle of the day, in the shower, you name it. I even tried writing out … More Chapter One
I have a notebook where I keep all the notes for the story I’m writing which is as of now still untitled. Anyways, this notebook has helped me to basically keep it together. From character analysis, backstory, scenes I’m going to write, character profiles, character playlist, outlines, timelines among other types of notes related to … More A Writer’s Notebook
Many a writer will tell you that they do not outline their novels. That is a lie. From the beginning I have looked up to several writers, but particularly two. One is a fellow young adult writer whom although I don’t know personally, has influenced me to keep going, keep writing. I’ve read her work … More To Outline or Not To Outline.