NaNoWriMo: Overcoming First Draft Paralysis

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). According to the website: National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on November 1. The goal is to write a 50,000 word, (approximately 175 page) novel by 11:59:59, November 30. Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a … Read more

Happy National Authors Day!

Today is National Authors Day, though I can’t find any official website or sponsoring organization. Virtual roses and chocolates to every author—whether you’re a famous, multi-published author or just starting your first book during NaNoWriMo. Indulge yourself. Enjoy your day. Thank God for your talent, the joy of doing what you love, and the blessing … Read more