Every November writers from all over the world make a commitment to write 50,000 words in a single month as part of National Novel Writing Month...or as the cool kids call it...NaNoWriMo. The goal of NaNoWriMo isn't to help you polish off a perfect manuscript. Nope. It is all about getting words on paper. Getting … Continue reading How to Prep for NaNoWriMo
I did it! 52,193 words in 29 days. And when I read back through them I know they need a lot of work. But at least they are written. Winning feels good. Writing every day felt good. For the first time in a very long time, I prioritized my writing and doing it every day … Continue reading Success! NaNoWriMo 2017
How NaNoWriMo is going for me...according to social media: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bbsvwj2Bx38/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BbjBZzQh_Wa https://www.instagram.com/p/BbdQ0sRhfj7/ https://twitter.com/ByKellyDuran/status/930187506523312128 https://www.instagram.com/p/BbX59VIhaM2/ https://twitter.com/ByKellyDuran/status/928849468199284736 https://www.instagram.com/p/BbTdIthh5iR/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BbKqH2ABfJP/ 11 days and 12,442 words to go. Bring it on...
After focusing so much on my completed novel - After the Break - during SiWC and the weeks leading up to it I wasn't sure I was going to be mentally ready to write a new book during NaNoWriMo. I had the novel roughly sketched out in my head and had written some introductory paragraphs … Continue reading Committing to the Process: NaNoWriMo 2017
I did it! I wrote more than 50,000 words in the month of November. 51,005 to be exact. I have to admit I almost didn't make it...work and kids and holidays conspiring against me...but in the end, I was able to meet my goal and keep my promise to myself. Unfortunately, even at 51,005 words, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Success!