Tag Archives: National Novel Writing Month

MiniWriMo: Day 1

After my first shot at the NaNoWriMo last fall I had the idea to do a MiniWriMo as a follow up. I just did a google on the term MiniWriMo. What turned up was a bunch of hits on NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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“It’s not a date”

This is a scene from my novel-in-progress. I wrote it last year, or maybe the year before. I like writing “people moments” – the moments, interactions, that arise between characters after I’ve done some behind-the-scenes work in defining characters and … Continue reading

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Day 12: NaNoLaundroDay

The morning of Day 12, I declared the day to be NaNoLaundro Day. Taking NaNoWriMo to the laundromat! It was shorts weather in the morning. Mild and balmy. By the time I finished my laundry the weather had become windy … Continue reading

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Some NaNoWriMo Surprises

Last night I was feeling some NaNoWriMo fatigue. Although I missed three writing days after Day 2, I did reach three consecutive writing days following those, and even had a couple of days where I’d surpassed my self-imposed target of … Continue reading

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Is Day 2 too early to be discouraged about NaNoWriMo?

Is Day 2 too early to be feeling discouraged about NaNoWriMo? I didn’t purposely stay up until midnight on Hallowe’en night just so I could start on my NaNoWriMo. However, midnight did come and I was still up and that … Continue reading

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The NaNoWriMo Bucket

October is almost at an end and just around the corner is November – also known as NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. The objective of NaNoWriMo is to write a novel in 30 days. The target is 50,000 words … Continue reading

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