It’s the first day of National Novel Writing Month! What are you doing on my blog? Just kidding. I’m happy to have you here. If you’re participating in Nanowrimo this month, my only tip for today is this: Get as many words written today as you can. Seriously. Get ahead, get far ahead, and just bank… Read more Winning NaNoWriMo: Day 1
We’ve battened down the old hatches here in New England as we await the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, and I’m hoping to get this post out soon in case we lose power. More importantly, though, I need to finish my Nanowrimo planning! Some people spend months planning their November novels, but I’m not one of… Read more A Guide to Winning NaNoWriMo – Part 2: Planning Tips
It’s almost November, and around here, November means National Novel Writing Month. The month hasn’t snuck up on me this time; rather, it’s loomed slowly out of the shadows like a great hulking beast, and I’ve watched it come with what may seem, to others, like an inappropriate lack of fear. We’re exactly one week… Read more A Guide to Winning NaNoWriMo – Part 1: General Tips
I think I was 12 when I started sneaking my mother’s romance novels, ever since she made me return The Mammoth Hunters by Jane Auel to my 8th grade English teacher’s library because the book had too much sex in it. (For the record: it does.) I didn’t really understand sex until that point, certainly didn’t… Read more A Different Kind of “Coming Out” – Writing BDSM
It’s October again. Here in New England, the leaves are turning colors and beginning to fall, everything comes in Pumpkin flavor, and my husband surreptitiously opens the bedroom windows in the evening so it drops to freezing temperatures by bedtime. It’s also the month where a young writer’s fancy turns to thoughts of National Novel… Read more Literary Abandon, Indeed… National Novel Writing Month, a Personal History
WordPress and I seem to have a love/hate relationship. Let me start this out with a little background: I consider myself fairly technologically savvy. I can hand-code in HTML, I know my way around the Office suite, Photoshop and Flash, and I can FTP like the best of them. I even learned to code in… Read more Cross-Posting Attempts
After breaking WordPress all evening, I think we’re live. Huzzah! Watch this space for actual content, coming soon. In the meantime, check out my Facebook page.