Tag: National Novel Writing Month

After the success of last year’s National Novel Writing Month, this time I had a disaster. The idea did not sustain me over the month and trying to balance it with the Medical Terminology course did not work. I didn’t crack 10,000 words. I feel strangely alright with how things went. Either I remain in […]

How’s NaNoWriMo going? Let me show you: The Winnipeg zombie idea feels dead, ironically with no hope of resuscitation at this time. I liked the idea and even had my twist.  The germ has one spark of life left-I need to switch the point of view. I tried the third person, but it feels like the […]

It’s day 2 of National Novel Writing Month, and hopefully my draft goes on schedule.  Last year I wrote a contemporary teen novel, at first, and then the last 15 chapters I aged the character.  I had a comtempoary novel idea again, but it missed something. I took a look at an idea set within […]

During last year’s NaNoWriMo, I had a situation authors only talk about in interviews. I don’t know if it will make the final draft if the final draft ever happens, but during one scene in the novel I started to cry. Something happened to one of the characters, an incident not far from reality. My […]

Heard a big sigh of relief from over the border? That’s me. I went to bed around midnight, my evening spent with Peter Mansbridge asking questions, showing results, and subtly amazed people flocked to vote the Harper government out. Meanwhile, Twitter discovered Canada not only found its mind, although some Conservative stalwarts will find that […]