My Pre-Post Camp NaNo Recap April 2019

I hesitate to write this post today, but considering I said I wanted to update my progress during Camp NaNo every week in a vlog-not-vlog style and then did not post a single post about that, I thought I would do a larger overview of how Camp NaNoWriMo went for me this month, excluding today. … Continue reading My Pre-Post Camp NaNo Recap April 2019

Camp NaNo 2019: Introduction to My Daily Entries

camp nanowrimo introduction to my novel

This month I’m going to be trying something a little different. I thought it might be fun to attempt daily “vlogs” (but on my blog. Yes, I know it’s confusing and ironic) about my process during this Camp NaNoWriMo session. I would like to create a daily entry about how my writing is going, what … Continue reading Camp NaNo 2019: Introduction to My Daily Entries

Why I Prefer Camp NaNo over NaNoWriMo

Today I want to talk to the people who are on the fence about participating in Camp NaNoWriMo because of a less-than-positive experience they might have had during November's NaNoWriMo. I get it. That was my experience. I really disliked my first NaNo experience, and although I was hooked (that’s a whole other story), I … Continue reading Why I Prefer Camp NaNo over NaNoWriMo

4 Alternative Projects to do During NaNo

It’s right in the name, National Novel Writing Month, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use the energy and community set up in November to make some serious progress on your writing. Sometimes writing a novel from page one isn't the most effective or doable project to work on during NaNo. Don't let that … Continue reading 4 Alternative Projects to do During NaNo

How I’ve Grown as a Writer Since My First Novel

Roughly six years ago, I took the first big step into becoming the writer I am today. I started writing my first novel. Today, I’m reflecting on my process as a new writer and how its been shaped since that first novel. I loved the first book I ever wrote. In fact, it is my … Continue reading How I’ve Grown as a Writer Since My First Novel