Posts Tagged With: NaNoWriMo

Writing Wednesday: Camp NaNo helped me finish a draft!

I’m so happy to announce that I’ve finished the first draft of Riwenne 2! This has been more than a year in the works, which has been difficult because of health issues. But during Camp NaNoWriMo, I not only met my word goal, I finally got to write “the end!” I’m not ready to name […]

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Looking Back on November

I’m happy to announce that I’ve finished NaNoWriMo and my novel! The above image shows the final sentence of Riwenne & the Mechanical Beasts. This was my eleventh time participating in NaNo and my fifth time finishing. The final draft ended up being 83,270 words, of which over 50K were written during November. It’s been a […]

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NaNoWriMo: Ahead of Schedule & Fully Funded!

Guess what, everyone! I have some incredible news. The Mighty Pens team has already reached our goal of raising $10,000 for the Malala Fund. This is amazing! Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far! Right now, we’re helping give temporary housing to girls in Oaxaca who were affected by the earthquake […]

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6 Sentence Sunday: Riwenne & the Mechanical Beasts

I’m writing up a storm right now for NaNoWriMo! I’ve been sharing snippets on social media as I go, but I thought you might like a bigger excerpt today for 6 Sentence Sunday. First, an update on my progress. I’m ahead of schedule with currently 22,602 words written in November and 52,602 on the whole […]

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This NaNo, I’m Writing For Charity

It’s that time of year where National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is about to start. This will be my eleventh time to join, but it’s going to be a little different. I’m writing my novel for charity. I’ve joined up with an amazing group of writers called The Mighty Pens. Together, we’re working to […]

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Happy NaNoWriMo ’14

It’s November, and that means it’s time for another month of speed writing. This year, I’m working on a sequel to A Flight of Marewings, with the working title The Warrior Duchess. Korinna and Galenos, now married and ruling Kyratia, are finally working for the peace they’ve always wanted for their city–but rival cities are working against […]

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Spring Writing Bootcamp!

Just a few days ago, the lovely ladies of YA Buccaneers announced a three-month challenge: Spring Writing Bootcamp! As the name implies, they’re focusing on several different aspects of writing to help motivate fellow writers, with a different area covered each month. In March, there are resources for planning new projects; in April, it’s all […]

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Book 3 is Witch Gate? and Cover Art News

So I was having so much fun with NaNoWriMo that I only took last week off from writing, and I’m actually back to the same pace again. Book 2 of The Fae of Calaveras County, Witch Hunt, is only a first draft right now, and I’m setting that aside to cool before I start revision, but […]

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Seven Sentence Monday: Rosa Learns the Unseelie’s Plan

Last week, I finished the first draft of Witch Hunt! I managed to write an impressive amount of words for NaNoWriMo, the most that I’ve ever written in a month. I couldn’t have done it with all of the support and encouragement from my family at home, my fellow writers on the WriMo forums, and my […]

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Six Sentence Sunday: Return to the House

It’s been a busy week for me! I completed my NaNoWriMo challenge when I hit my 50,000th word just after midnight last Sunday, but I didn’t slow down after that. Now over 70K, Witch Hunt is entering into the final stretch. 25 chapters and counting are available to read for free on Wattpad. In order to […]

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