Happy NaNo!

Go start yours! National Novel Writing Month is here! 20 days. 50,000 words. Roughly 1,667 words a day. Time to ration the discount Halloween candy to get through the challenge. My project this year is Golden Soul. I am also using the software Schrivener for the first time. So far I really like it. Go…

NaNoWriMo 2019 Planning Update

I finally have a title! Golden Soul One of my main characters' name means empty light and I think that is the coolest. While filling out a character sheet on Scrivener: That's right. The devil's occupation is.... DEVILLING.I cracked myself up with this one. Right now the story is going to be set in Victorian…

Everything is Finally Settling Down

Hey everyone! I know it has been way too long, but I should be able to get back on a once a week (at minimum) posting schedule soon. The house is good. The furniture is delivered and set up. Random decor is being put in places. I'm more comfortable at my job. All is good.…

One Week In!

How's your NaNoWriMo projects going? I am currently sitting at less than 3k words, but I have only had one day where I did not write anything. I also had my story idea change on Monday, so that has also had a factor in my word count. Actually, it almost feels like I'm writing this…

It’s Go Time

It's November first, which means I have 29 days until my last CPA exam AND NaNoWriMo has started. Because of said final exam, I am not expecting to hit the 50,000 word mark this year. I will be happy if I manage to write anything at all. If you want to join me, sign up…

NaNoWriMo Prep

I know it's not even October yet, and I most likely will not be able to do much writing in NaNoWriMo this year because of finishing up the CPA exam, but I did a thing I don't usually do. I outlined my story idea before starting to write it. Okay, so it's a rewrite of…

A Blurb from a Work in Progress

November 2, 1982 Victoria skipped through the front door and immediately ran upstairs to get her new Barbie. It was her favorite gift from her birthday, but her parents would not let her take it to school to show her friends. Humming John Cougar’s “Jack and Diane,” she made her doll dance in the air…

Camp NaNoWriMo

Three days in and I have nothing. Thank goodness this not the big one. I still have a couple of months before November. At least Camp NaNo lets you pick your goals. I opted for 20,000 words for the month of July. It's a little less than half of the full NaNoWriMo, but a few…