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And After NaNoWriMo

So a few days out from Nano now. It’s time to sit down and analyze how Nano went for me this year and the lessons I can take away from it. Starting NaNo I had little to no anticipation about NaNo itself. I’ve been doing NaNo consistently since 2008 and getting words down has never …

Finishing the Race

So I just finished NaNoWriMo on Tuesday. With where I am in my writing life, finishing NaNo is really sort of a given, at the same time it is great to look back over the month and be proud of all the words and ideas that have poured out over the month. Of course I …

What I Learned on the Wxr Cruise 2018

So I already did a post about what happened on the Wxr cruise, in that I really feel like I found my writing tribe. That is wonderful and amazing, but beside that, I also learned a ton of writing skills as well as learning a few new lessons about myself. The first lecture of the …

NaNoWriMo 2018: The Wizard

I’m finally able to say that I have a complete rough draft for The Huntsman. Turns out I lied to everyone on Facebook though. I apparently started on the Huntsman (according to my blog) for NaNoWriMo of 2016, meaning it’s only been two years, and not three. Sorry for the confusion, but I’m far happier …

WXR 2018: Finding My Tribe

I started listening to Writing Excuses at the end of season nine, so 2014. And after getting part way into season 10, I went back and listened to the archives. All of them. I found out about the cruise in 2016, and I applied for the scholarship for the past two years, but finally saved …