Tag Archives: NANOWRIMO

How I Organize the Mess

Creation is messy. First drafts are horrible. Past the mid-point of a novel everything tends to get away from me.  It’s not a plotting or a planning problem.  It’s the sheer size of the document.  I spend too much time … Continue reading

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Lessons from NANOWRIMO

Last November I accepted the NANOWRIMO challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days.  I had resisted doing this challenge for years, in spite of the nagging of several writing buddies.  I have no idea why.  That challenge was exactly … Continue reading

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