Used with permission from Debbi Ridpath Ohi at inky girl.com.Growing up, my church had a 4-day program meant to train future missionaries. Called Niko, it was a survivalist-type program meant to stretch and challenge every area of one's life: spiritual, mental, physical, emotional, and interpersonal. It was held every month from April to October and … Continue reading Every NaNo is different (10 things I learned in 2013)
When I was little, my older brother got a set of Cray-Pas oil pastels. We were both very excited. I watched as he created a few drawings. I asked if I could draw with them, but he said I had to decide what I was going to draw first. I got frustrated. I knew I … Continue reading But what will you draw?
You know what it is. (If you don't, click here.) I won't bore you with details, but just wanted to let you know that I will be writing like crazy in November. If blog posts are light, dishes are piled in the sink, and dirty laundry strewn across the floor, it's because I'm madly trying … Continue reading The obligatory NaNoWriMo post
It's been almost a month since I posted, but I have a good reason: I've been writing a novel. In one month. Or at least trying to. Thanks to Camp NaNoWriMo, I've been writing a lot this past month. There are still 4 days to do and I have written almost 70,000 words. (At … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo Ate My Blog
This is my favorite time of year because there are so many holidays coming up. I love celebrating all of the following in order: Halloween, NaNoWriMo, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's, with Valentine's Day around the corner. Oh, you don't recognize NaNoWriMo? It's... That's right. This is when all us novelists go crazy. We work … Continue reading What comes after Halloween?