I’m writing for CampNaNoWriMo on NaNoWriMo.org. Set goals for writing and editing with me.
I committed to doing NaNoWriMo this year and started off well. But my work schedule and limited energy due to my illness (Fibromyalgia) have stressed me out of writing. Everyday, I have been verbally harassing myself for not writing enough so the flow of words have literally left. My muse has had enough and she quit. NaNoWriMo killed my muse. This is clearly a sign of overstepping my limitations. If I want to write, I have to respect my personal abilities to write what I can each day. Writing marathons like NaNoWriMo will not happen. Stress leads to less sleep […]
After debating since Camp NaNoWriMo in July, I finally committed to NaNoWriMo this year. I’m planning my novel now with character descriptions and backstories. I have the rough outline of the scenes. But I have never written fantasy so now I have a world to build which is uncharted territory. From my scenes, I know some of the terrain I need. I’m not sure I want to spend the time drawing a map unless it help me write the scenes. So on one hand, I am planning and on the other I’m pantsing. The other day, I was having a […]
Camp Nanowrimo I have signed up with the same band of writers for Camp Nanowrimo as last year. I don’t have a really lofty goal this year, just 5000 words. Might up that to get some flash fiction written along with my homeless veteran story. There is another story that keeps bubbling to the surface that involves my curiousity about how relationships with people in your family might change with different roles such as mother – daughter becoming sisters. One set of roles might work just fine with the two personalities but become more trying with different roles. Writing Contest […]