Updates, Work-in-Progress, Writing Process

Losing CampNano wasn’t really a loss

Camp Nanowrimo 2022 is over. I only managed to write 12,810 words out of my goal of 40,000. But, I'm actually okay with this. I have nearly 13,000 new words in my novel and honestly, I don't think I would have written that much in a month if I hadn't at least tried this challenge… Continue reading Losing CampNano wasn’t really a loss

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Slow and Steady Finishes the Book…right?

So...I went against what I said I would do (surprise surprise). I said I would work on another idea for the month of July. Instead, I went crazy and decided to do Camp Nanowrimo for my revision. Did I get a lot of writing done? Yes! Did I also need a week-long break last week… Continue reading Slow and Steady Finishes the Book…right?

Updates, Work-in-Progress, Writing Process

When hitting a goal is a needed boost

I'm officially OVER halfway through my book revisions. While the first half of the book felt like pushing a boulder up a mountain, the second half seems to be like trying to catch the boulder as it rolls down the hill on the other side. I know it's finally at the end stretch, but I… Continue reading When hitting a goal is a needed boost

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Almost Halfway!

I am thrilled with where my book is going. I'm almost to the halfway point! I'm a little over 35,000 words in (and aiming for 80,000). Being directly in the middle usually causes me a lot of grief with books, but this time is different. There's a warning among the writing community about "squishy middles"… Continue reading Almost Halfway!

Life, Updates, Work-in-Progress

Reading Goal Achieved; Writing Goals…Not so much

I've completed my 30-book reading goal already... How? Well, I read an 11-book manga series and a number of other graphic novels. Your next question might be, how many "books" have you read, e.g. novels? 7 "books" if you want to be specific. But I have read 30 stories and that's what we're going with.… Continue reading Reading Goal Achieved; Writing Goals…Not so much