Writing: NaNoWriMo, The End

Or is it?!

No, it is. It is December 1st right now, which means NaNo 2011 is over. Perhaps you hit 50,000 words or more than that or even less. But wherever you might have ended up on your personal count, congratulations! Carving out time for an undertaking like NaNo is a challenge in and of its self. Getting an actual novel out of it is yet another one. Read More Writing: NaNoWriMo, The End

Writing: NaNoWriMo, The Fourth Week

“You need three things to become a successful novelist: talent, luck and discipline. Discipline is the one element of those three things that you can control, and so that is the one that you have to focus on controlling, and you just have to hope and trust in the other two.” “• Michael Chabon Read More Writing: NaNoWriMo, The Fourth Week

Writing: NaNoWriMo, The Third Week

“People on the outside think there’s something magical about writing, that you go up in the attic at midnight and cast the bones and come down in the morning with a story, but it isn’t like that. You sit in back of the typewriter and you work, and that’s all there is to it.”- Harlan Ellison Read More Writing: NaNoWriMo, The Third Week