Skip to content

Monthly Archives: November 2015

Pencils Up!

You should be finished with your NaNoWriMo manuscript by now. Either way, it’s done, so you can take a break. If you haven’t finished your work though, don’t give up. Keep writing! It’s really the only thing that matters.

Don’t Give Up!

If you’ve been grinding away at your NaNoWriMo novel, don’t give up! Seriously, no matter how close you are, or are not, to getting 50,000 words of your novel out before the end of the month, keep writing. It’s the only way your dream of writing a novel will come true.  I know it’s hard, […]

Naming Names

Naming is hard. Naming things can be one of the most difficult tasks for an author. Whether it’s naming people, places or things, the endless work of finding just the right name, one that sounds realistic and fits the circumstances, can be trying work. For me, place names are the hardest to do well. No […]

Friday the Thirteenth

That’s right, today is Friday the Thirteenth. I used to assume that Friday the Thirteenth was considered unlucky due to some Biblical association, since so many superstitions seem to tie back to some obscure custom related to religion. Personally, I assumed it had something to do with Judas being the Thirteenth Apostle or some such. But, […]

Some Starting Advice

Advice for writers. Specifically, for writers attempting to complete the National Novel Writing Month challenge. First, jump over to Writer’s Digest and check out their 30 Tips for Writing a Book in 30 Days.  And, also, keep in mind that you’ll have 31 days to do it, but, if you haven’t started already, you’ve wasted […]

Start Your NaNoWriMo Manuscript!

If you’re going to do it, now’s the time. Personally, I’m not going to have time, again, this year, though I’d dearly love to join in the challenge of writing 50,000 words of fiction for National Novel Writing Month.  November has never been the best month for me to do this, with all the social […]


Any links to sites selling any reviewed item, including but not limited to Amazon, may be affiliate links which will pay me some tiny bit of money if used to purchase the item, but this site does no paid reviews and all opinions are my own.