Needless to say, I am thrilled. 60,076 words written. BOOM! Stay tuned as my revision adventure approaches! Love, Christine Continue reading draft one complete!
A merry CampNaNoWriMo to you! We have arrived at the Summer edition of the customizable version of November’s National Novel Writing Month, NaNoWriMo, and I couldn’t be happier. One of the things I adore about CampNaNoWriMo is that the rules … Continue reading and a happy CampNaNoWriMo to you
As of this very moment, I have crossed over the 45k mark of my novel. I have a target goal of between 60k-65k words to end my first draft with. So, for the past few days I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading discovering “the end”
Once upon a time, Christine really needed a deadline. For writers that don’t have book contracts, it can be hard sometimes to stick to goals. Even when I am in the most motivated of moods, I still need a goal … Continue reading the tale of the self-imposed deadline
Last weekend I was fortunate enough to dive into the world of books in a different way than I normally do. I attended BookCon in NYC. BookCon is basically a giant convention complete with publishers, fandom, best-selling authors and all … Continue reading bits of writing advice from bookcon 2018
There are so many different ways to be a writer. Each one of us is unique in our processes. Sometimes the things that you’ve been doing forever work well, and other times everything falls flat. Today I found myself pressured … Continue reading is an outline right for your novel?
Sometimes it’s hard to admit, but we all have them. I’m talking about bad writing habits. Have you ever noticed something in your writing through editing or perhaps a critique group that made your head spin? Recently, I was lucky … Continue reading breaking bad writing habits
“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.” -Neil Gaiman I’ve been pondering how often … Continue reading the art of brainstorming
I’m reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert and it is changing my life. ✨🌛 Continue reading what are you reading?
I joined #5amwritersclub this morning and I am feeling great. Starting my day off by focusing energy towards my passion = a fantastic start to the week. I hope you’re following your dreams too…even if you have to wake up … Continue reading Monday Motivation.